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Agatrix epomis Woodring 1928 (nutmeg)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158912

Alternative combinations: Cancellaria (Tribia) epomis, Tribia epomis

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1928. Miocene Molluscs from Bowden, Jamaica. Part 2: Gastropods and discussion of results. Contributions to the Geology and Palaeontology of the West Indies

Belongs to Agatrix according to B. D. Landau et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Agatrix agassizii, Agatrix beatrix, Agatrix losquemadica, Agatrix strongi

Type specimen: USNM 135418, a shell. Its type locality is TU 705 (>4 mm) [Bowden Fm], which is in a Pliocene offshore marl in the Bowden Formation of Jamaica.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 11.8 x 7.3