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Tropochasca petiti

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Order Neogastropoda
Family Melongenidae

Tropochasca petiti Olsson, 1967
Statigraphy:  Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation

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

Status: Extinct

 

Notes:  Resembles a Echinofulgur but with a more compact body, shorter spire and twisted siphonal canal suggesting Melongenidae.  An extinct genera with no modern analog to compare with.


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