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Species / Wateletia Callosa

Wateletia Callosa

Stromboidea


Original Description of Strombus callosus by Deshayes, 1835, p. 627:

  • "S. testa ovato-oblonga, utrinquè attenuata; spira conica, laevigata; anfractibus convexiusculis longitudinaliter plicatis; plicis angulosis; ultimo anfractu dorso plicis majoribus instructo; apertura ovato-angusta; superne canali angusto terminata; columella valdè callosa."

Locus typicus: Abbecourt, Beauvais, France

(Wateletia callosa); Original Drawing by Deshayes, 1837, pl. 84, fig. 7,8


History and Synonymy

1844

Strombus callosa in Duclos, 1844, pl. 28, fig. 6, 7

1878

Strombus callosus in Leymerie, 1878, pl. X, fig. 3a, b, 4

  • "Système nummulitique"

1889

Cossmann, 1889, p. 90


Specimens from institutional collections

Tibia (Wateletia) callosa (Deshayes, 1835); Coll. MNHN no. R64963; Copyright Museum national d'Histoire naturelle Paris


Specimens from private collections

Wateletia callosa (Deshayes, 1835); Thanetian, Paleocene; Abbecourt, Aisne, France; 85 mm; Coll. Jacques Pons

Wateletia callosa (Deshayes, 1835); Thanetian, Paleocene; Abbecourt, Aisne, France; 110 mm; Coll. Jacques Pons

Wateletia callosa (Deshayes, 1835); Thanetian, Paleocene; Abbecourt, Aisne, France; 110 mm; Coll. Jacques Pons

Wateletia callosa (Deshayes, 1835); Thanetian, Paleocene; Abbecourt, Aisne, France; 103 mm; Coll. Christian Romanek

Wateletia callosa (Deshayes, 1835); juvenile; Thanetian, Paleocene; Abbecourt, Aisne, France; 56 mm; Coll. Christian Romanek


Rostellaria costulata is a synonym of Wateletia callosa


References:

  • Deshayes, G.P., 1824-1837. Description des coquilles fossiles des environs de Paris: Paris, privately published. 2, pp. 1-814.
  • Deshayes, 1866

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