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Cidarina cretacea Squires and Saul 2003 (snail)

Gastropoda - Eucycloidea - Calliotropidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 337681

Full reference: R. L. Squires and L. R. Saul. 2003. New late Cretaceous (Campanian and Maastrichtian) marine gastropods from California. Journal of Paleontology 77(1):50-63

Belongs to Cidarina according to R. L. Squires and L. R. Saul 2003

Sister taxa: Cidarina antiqua, Cidarina beta, Cidarina cidaris

Type specimen: LACMIP 12958, a shell. Its type locality is LACMIP 8147, Laguna Seca Creek, which is in a Maastrichtian marine shale in the Moreno Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell 13.3 x 10.1