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Perustrombus Africanus

Stromboidea


Original Description of Perustrombus africanus by Kiel & Bandel, 1999:

  • "The medium-sized, massive shell has a thickened outer lip and a short spire. The whorls of the spire are flattened smooth, the body whorl is ornamented with growth lines and four sloping axial ribs. The holotype is 38 mm high, 23 mm wide and has an apical angle of 75."

Types: TUB: G111 (Berlin), from the SFB 69

Locus typicus: Ammonite Hill, Western Sand Sea, Egypt

Stratum typicum: Dakhla Formation, Maastrichtian, upper Cretaceous


Specimens from private collections

Perustrombus africanus Kiel & Bandel, 1999; Cretaceous; Morocco; Coll. Virgilio Liverani

Perustrombus africanus Kiel & Bandel, 1999; Cretaceous; Morocco; Coll. Virgilio Liverani

Perustrombus africanus Kiel & Bandel, 1999; Cretaceous; Dakhla, Morocco; 20,2 mm; Coll. Francesco Giovanoli

Perustrombus africanus Kiel & Bandel, 1999; Juvenile; Cretaceous; Morocco; Coll. Virgilio Liverani


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