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Species / Anchura Englishi
  • Anchura englishi Dickerson, 1914

Original description of Anchura englishi by Dickerson, 1914

  • "Shell fusiform with very low spire; six whorls; body whorl large with long, slender, slightly curved canal; lip long, straight. Body whorl shows a node about ninety degrees from expanded lip. The portion of the body whorl above the shoulder slopes gently upward to an impressed suture; decoration, unknown."

Locus typicus: Martinez, Contra Costa County, California, USA; UC loc. 243 (Keen & Bentson, 1944)

Stratum typicum: Eocene

Types: Holotype UCMP no. 11737 (Keen & Bentson, 1944)

Anchura englishi in Dickerson 1914, Plate 14, Fig 4


  • Dickerson, 1914
  • Keen, A.M. & Bentson, H. (1944). Check List of California Tertiary Marine Mollusca; Geological Society of America Special Papers no. 56, 280 p.

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