Moniliopsis Conrad 1865 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Parent taxon: Conidae according to P. Jeffery and S. Tracey 1997

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Californiconus, Cariboconus, Conasprella, Conasprelloides, Conilithes, Coninae, Conorbinae, Conus, Cryptoconus, Dauciconus, Eugeniconus, Hortia, Kenyonia, Lamniconus, Oenopotinae, Parviconus, Perplexiconus, Plagioconus, Profundiconus, Pseudotominae, Puncticuliinae, Purpuriconus, Pyruconus, Raphitominae, Seminoleconus, Siphopsinae

Subtaxa: Moniliopsis incisa Moniliopsis paytensis Moniliopsis peruviana

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (5: California collections)

• Pliocene of United States (2: California)

• Miocene of India (1)

• Eocene of Peru (1), United States (1: California)

Total: 10 collections including 11 occurrences

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