Scalaria Lamarck 1801 (wentletrap)

Gastropoda - Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae

Parent taxon: Epitoniidae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aciculiscala, Acirsa, Acirsinae, Acrilla, Alora, Amaea, Cerithiscala, Cirsotrema, Clathroscala, Clathrus, Confusiscala, Crossotrema, Dannevigena, Eglisia, Epitomium, Epitoniinae, Epitonium, Filiscala, Gregorioiscala, Littoriniscala, Mazescala, Murdochella, Narvaliscala, Notacirsa, Nystiellinae, Opalia, Opaliinae, Papuliscala, Pliciscala, Problitora, Scalina, Sthenorytis, Turriscala, Variciscala, Australolaxispira, Scala, Funis

Subtaxa: Scalaria (Scalaria) Scalaria albensis Scalaria angulata Scalaria bezanconi Scalaria biserta Scalaria clathrus Scalaria crispa Scalaria decussata Scalaria denudata Scalaria elegans Scalaria elongata Scalaria ertborni Scalaria geniculata Scalaria hamulifera Scalaria lineata Scalaria minima Scalaria monocycla Scalaria ornata Scalaria plicata Scalaria subulata Scalaria torulosus Scalaria turbinata

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: California, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Indonesia (1), United States (3: New Jersey)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Croatia (2), France (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Alabama, New Jersey)

• Paleocene of Austria (2), Denmark (1), Egypt (2), Poland (2)

• Cretaceous of Chile (1), France (3), New Zealand (7), Switzerland (5), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic of Italy (7)

Total: 55 collections including 68 occurrences

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