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Cypraeolina defuniak Gardner 1947 (margin shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Marginellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 92782

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 Cypraeolina according to J. R. Gardner 1947

Sister taxa: Cypraeolina clandestina, Cypraeolina gabbii

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS Loc7264 - DeFuniak Cardium beds [Shoal River Fm], which is in a Serravallian marine marl/sandstone in the Shoal River Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore