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Ectinochilus olssoni Clark and Durham 1946 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158369

Full reference: B. L. Clark and J. W. Durham. 1946. Eocene Faunas from the Department of Bolivar, Colombia. Geological Society of America Memoir 16:1-126

Belongs to Ectinochilus according to B. L. Clark and J. W. Durham 1946

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 pakistanica, Rimella peruviana, Rimella prestwichi, Rimella quoseibii, Rimella rimosa, Ectinochilus (Macilentos), Ectinochilus antipodarum, Ectinochilus gaudichaudi, Ectinochilus planum, Ectinochilus (Vaderos), Ectinochilus (Ectinochilus), Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) canalifer, Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) canalifera, Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) washingtonensis

Type specimen: CAS 31694, a partial shell. Its type locality is C.A.S. locality 31694, Colombia, which is in the Bartonian of sandstone Colombia.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Average measurements (in mm): partial shell length 11.0