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  • Siphocypraea chilona


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    MikeR
    • This specimen demonstrates a spotted color pattern.

       

      Reference

      L. Dolin. 1991. Cypraeoidea and Lamellarioidea (Mollusca: Gastropoda), from the Chipola Formation (late early Miocene) of northwestern Florida. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 24(1-2):1-60

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Gastropoda
    Order: Littorinimorpha
    Family: Cypraeidae
    Genus: Siphocypraea
    Species: S. chilona
    Author Citation (Dall,1890)

    Geological Time Scale

    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Miocene
    International Age: Burdigalian

    Stratigraphy

    Alum Bluff Group
    Chipola Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: Michael Reagin
    Date Collected: 11/15/2011
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 50mm

    Location

    Alum Bluff
    Liberty County
    Florida
    United States

    Comments

    This specimen demonstrates a spotted color pattern.

     

    Reference

    L. Dolin. 1991. Cypraeoidea and Lamellarioidea (Mollusca: Gastropoda), from the Chipola Formation (late early Miocene) of northwestern Florida. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 24(1-2):1-60



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