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Marginella (Volvarina) oryzoides Gardner 1947 (margin shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Marginellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 92668

Full reference: J. R. Gardner. 1947. The Molluscan Fauna of the Alum Bluff Group of Florida. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (142A-H)1-709

Belongs to Marginella (Volvarina) according to J. R. Gardner 1947

Sister taxa: Hyalina (Volvarina) lustra, Marginella (Volvarina) kayalensis, Marginella (Volvarina) nitida, Volvarina albolineata, Volvarina avena, Volvarina collina, Volvarina cossmanni, Volvarina leander, Volvarina nitida, Volvarina taeniata, Volvarina taeniolata, Volvarina tumulensis

Type specimen: USNM 328700, a shell. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 3419 - McClelland Farm [Chipola Fm], which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore