Borings and other types of shell damage are studied in the Eocene Ameki gastropod fauna. These investigations show that differences exist in the degree of boring and the type of boring organisms between small and medium to large specimens. Most of the boring which are found in the small-sized Ameki gastropods (< 10 mm) have been made by naticids. Muricid holes are rare. The medium to large-sized shells display diversified borings and shell damage which are attributed to Porifera, Annelida, Bryozoa and Arthropoda.Life in an inshore sandy community is suggested for most of the gastropod species. Only a few species came from the offshore community.
Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 07/1982; 38(3-4):269-282. DOI:10.1016/0031-0182(82)90007-4