Aptyxis Troschel 1865 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Alternative spellings: Fusinus (Aptyxis), Fusus (Aptyxis)

Parent taxon: Fusininae according to M. A. Snyder 2003

See also MacNeil 1960, Robba et al. 1989, Sepkoski 2002 and Vredenburg 1925

Sister taxa: Africolithes, Anomalofusus, Buccinofusus, Clavilithes, Cyrtulus, Falsicolus, Falsifusus, Fredenia, Fusinus, Glaphyrina, Granulifusus, Harasewychia, Heilprinia, Lepidocolus, Ollaphon, Priscofusus, Profusinus, Pseudoaptyxis, Pullincola, Remera, Solutofusus, Streptochetus, Streptodictyon, Taioma, Tectifusus, Trophonofusus

Subtaxa: Aptyxis reticulatus Fusinus (Aptyxis) jonkeri

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Pakistan (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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