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Perustrombus Tortugensis

Stromboidea


Locus typicus: La Tortuga, Piura Department, Peru

Stratum typicum: Radiolite Sandstone, Baculites Zone, Maastrichtian, upper Cretaceous

Perustrombus tortugensis Olsson, 1944, pl. 14, fig. 5, 6

Perustrombus tortugensis Olsson, 1944; Holotype; Radiolite Sandstone, Baculites Zone, Maastrichtian, upper Cretaceous; La Tortuga, Piura Department, Peru ; 23,1 mm; Coll. Paleontological Research Institution no. PRI4938; Image reproduced courtesy of the Paleontological Research Institution.

Olsson, 1944 defined a subgenus Orthostrombus with Perustrombus tortugensis as type species.

References:

  • Olsson, A.A., 1944: Contributions To the Paleontology of Northern Peru. Part VII. the Cretaceous of the Paita Region, Bulletins of American Paleontology, 28(111); Plate 14, fig. 7,8

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