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Siphonalia belenensis Olsson 1931 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71617

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 Siphonalia according to A. A. Olsson 1931

Sister taxa: Siphonalia acuta, Siphonalia andersoni, Siphonalia ariejansseni, Siphonalia calvertana, Siphonalia cassidariaeformis, Siphonalia cotteri, Siphonalia devexus, Siphonalia dubius, Siphonalia gilberti, Siphonalia ishikariana, Siphonalia johnsoni, Siphonalia longirostris, Siphonalia nipponica, Siphonalia nuntia, Siphonalia paradoxica, Siphonalia phosoidea, Siphonalia roblini, Siphonalia shojii, Siphonalia signa, Siphonalia spatiosa, Siphonalia sutterensis, Siphonalia tessaria, Siphonalia trilica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Belen and Pajarabobo, which is in a Chattian marine shale/limestone in the Heath Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore