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Tegula (Chlorostoma) gallina Forbes 1850 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 169096

Alternative combination: Trochus (Monodonta) gallina

Synonym: Trochus (Monodonta) pyriformis Gould 1853 (taxon 169097)

Belongs to Tegula (Chlorostoma) according to U. S. Grant and H. R. Gale 1931

Sister taxa: Chlorostoma (Omphalius), Chlorostoma argyrostoma, Chlorostoma atrum, Chlorostoma austropacifica, Chlorostoma chilena, Chlorostoma costaricensis, Chlorostoma euryomphalum, Chlorostoma ignota, Chlorostoma luctuosum, Chlorostoma matanzensis, Chlorostoma nautiloides, Chlorostoma quipua

Ecology: epifaunal grazer