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Ilyanassa trivittata Say 1822 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 94439

Alternative combinations: Nassa trivittata, Nassarius (Hinia) trivittatus, Nassarius trivittatus

Belongs to Ilyanassa according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Ilyanassa (Paranassa), Ilyanassa arata, Ilyanassa corbis, Ilyanassa granifera, Ilyanassa harpuloides, Ilyanassa irrorata, Ilyanassa isogramma, Ilyanassa johnsoni, Ilyanassa marthae, Ilyanassa obsoleta, Ilyanassa scalaspira, Ilyanassa schizopyga, Ilyanassa sexdentata, Ilyanassa wilmingtonensis

Type specimen: ANSP 16472, a shell

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 21.6 x 12.0