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Calophos nannus
 


Order Neogastropoda
Family Nassariidae

Calophos nannus Petuch, 1994
Stratigraphy:  Pinecrest Sand Member of the Tamiami Formation

Location: Quality Aggregates, Sarasota County, Florida USA.

Status: Extinct

 

Notes:  In comparison to C. wilsoni, C. nannus is smaller with more rounded whorls, shorter spiral and faint expression of ribbing.  If generic assignment is correct, it is the second described species of Calophos from North America.


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Gastropods of the Tamiami Formation

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