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Potamides chira Olsson 1931 (horn snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71600

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1931. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 4, The Peruvian Oligocene. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(63)

Belongs to Potamides according to A. A. Olsson 1931

Sister taxa: Potamides (Lampanella), Potamides (Potamidopsis), Potamides (Ptychopotamides), Potamides archiaci, Potamides avus, Potamides cancelloides, Potamides caobasensis, Potamides corrugatum, Potamides gracilior, Potamides hondensis, Potamides isabenense, Potamides lamarcki, Potamides lamarckii, Potamides maracaibensis, Potamides matsoni, Potamides occidentalis, Potamides roumaini, Potamides saltillensis, Potamides satillensis, Potamides sespeensis, Potamides sisophonensis, Potamides suprasulcatus, Potamides tenuis

Type specimen: Its type locality is 3-4 miles north of Casa Saman, Chira Valley, which is in a Priabonian marine shale/ash in the Chira Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal grazer