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Axelella scalatella Guppy 1873 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 120736

Alternative combinations: Cancellaria (Trigonostoma) scalatella, Cancellaria scalatella, Olssonella scalatella, Trigonostoma scalatella

Belongs to Axelella according to B. Landau et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Axelella bifoliata, Axelella campbelli, Axelella cativa, Axelella desmotis, Axelella emblema, Axelella firma, Axelella funiculata, Axelella panamica, Axelella smithii, Axelella spheniodostoma, Axelella thisbe, Axelella vokesae, Axelella williamsi, Axelella yara

Type specimen: USNM 115474, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 15.9 x 9.1