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Exilia alanbeui Nielsen 2005 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Ptychatractidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 121755

Full reference: S. N. Nielsen. 2005. Exilia alanbeui, a new species from the Neogene of central Chile: the first record of Exilia (Gastropoda: Ptychatractidae) from South America. The Nautilus 119(4):153-156

Belongs to Exilia according to S. N. Nielsen 2005

Sister taxa: Exilia bentsonae, Exilia canalifera, Exilia lincolnensis, Exilia llajasensis, Exilia mclellani, Exilia novatrix, Exilia taliaferroi, Exilia trifasciata, Exilia ucalia, Exilia waringi

Type specimen: SGO.PI 6371, a shell. Its type locality is Punta El Fraile, which is in a Burdigalian coastal sandstone in the Ranquil Formation of Chile.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 28.4 x 10.5