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Malea ringens Swainson 1822 (tun shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Tonnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 145005

Alternative combinations: Cassis ringens, Dolium (Cadium) ringens, Dolium (Malea) ringens, Dolium ringens, Tonna (Malea) ringens

Synonyms: Dolium (Malea) dentatum Barnes 1824 (no. 250574), Dolium dentatum Barnes 1824 (no. 250572)

Belongs to Malea according to A. G. Beu 2010

Sister taxa: Malea beui, Malea camura, Malea densecostata, Malea elliptica, Malea goliath, Malea mareana, Malea pomum, Malea quilonensis, Malea springi, Quimalea pomum

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore