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Melongena consors

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Order Neogastropoda
Family Melongenidae

Melongena consors (G.B. Sowerby II, 1850)
Statigraphy:  Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation

Location:  SMR Phase 10 Pit, Sarasota County, Florida USA.

Status: Extinct

 

Notes:  Large and highly variable which has led to taxonomic splitting.  Inflated body whorl with variable rows of spines.  Ranges from the Lower Miocene/Pliocene Caribbean and the Upper Pliocene Florida deposits.  


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