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Rimella pakistanica Eames 1952 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 113794

Full reference: F. E. Eames. 1952. A contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: C. The description of the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from standard sections in the Rakhi Nala and Zindar Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 236:1-168

Belongs to Rimella according to C. Prasad et al. 1988

Sister taxa: Rimella (Rimella), Rimella canalis, Rimella carli, Rimella desertica, Rimella duplicostata, Rimella elongata, Rimella fissurella, Rimella fowleriana, Rimella fusoides, Rimella knappiana, Rimella levis, Rimella macilenta, Rimella oregonensis, Rimella peruviana, Rimella prestwichi, Rimella quoseibii, Rimella rimosa, Ectinochilus (Macilentos), Ectinochilus antipodarum, Ectinochilus gaudichaudi, Ectinochilus planum, Ectinochilus (Vaderos), Ectinochilus olssoni, Ectinochilus (Ectinochilus), Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) canalifer, Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) canalifera, Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) washingtonensis

Type specimen: BMNH G.68213, a shell. Its type locality is Fossil Bed F.1932, Rakhi Nala, which is in a Lutetian marine shale in the Baska Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer