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Strombinophos loripanus Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 92428

Full reference: H. A. Pilsbry and A.A. Olsson. 1941. A Pliocene fauna from Western Ecuador. Proceedings of the Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 93:1-79

Belongs to Strombinophos according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

Sister taxa: Strombinophos estrellensis, Strombinophos maxwelli, Strombinophos mimicus, Strombinophos pedoctus, Strombinophos vadosus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Zone H - Canoa Formation, which is in a Pliocene coastal claystone in the Canoa Formation of Ecuador

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore