New Species of Eocene Mollusca from the Gulf Coast

James E. Allen

Abstract


Two genera and eight species of gastropods and one bivalve species from the middle and upper Eocene of the Gulf Coast embayment are described as new. The new monotypic genus Sablea is the first Eocene assignment within the family Lepetellidae and Eodaphne, a new genus in the subfamily Daphnellinae of the family Turridae, is the earliest reported occurrence of a true daphnellid decussated protoconch.


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