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Pyropsis australis Stilwell et al. 2004 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Tudiclidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 89123

Full reference: J. D. Stilwell, W. J. Zinsmeister, and A. E. Oleinik. 2004. Early Paleocene Mollusks of Antarctica: Systematics, Paleoecology and Paleobiogeographic Significance. Bulletins of American Paleontology 367

Belongs to Pyropsis according to J. D. Stilwell et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Pyropsis cornutus, Pyropsis interstriatus, Pyropsis perlata, Pyropsis perornatus, Pyropsis prolixa, Pyropsis proxima, Pyropsis spinosus, Pyropsis zinsmeisteri

Type specimen: USNM 511872. Its type locality is Locality 1104 - Sobral Fm, Seymour Island, which is in a Danian offshore sandstone in the Sobral Formation of Antarctica.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore