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Rimella peruviana Olsson 1931 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71604

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1931. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 4, The Peruvian Oligocene. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(63)

Belongs to Rimella according to A. A. Olsson 1931

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is 3-4 miles north of Casa Saman, Chira Valley, which is in a Priabonian marine shale/ash in the Chira Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer