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Tephlon tumidus Gabb 1860 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 339447

Alternative combination: Pugnellus tumidus

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1860. Descriptions of new species of American Tertiary and Cretaceous fossils. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 4:375-406

Belongs to Tephlon according to W. P. Popenoe 1983

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quiriquina, which is in a Maastrichtian marine horizon in the Quiriquina Formation of Chile

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore