Priscofusus Conrad 1865 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

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

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

See also Addicott 1970, Arnold 1908, Dickerson 1913, Moore 1976, Moore 1984, Oleinik and Marincovich 2003 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Fusinus (Priscofusus) lineatus Fusus (Priscofusus) stanfordensis Priscofusus geniculus Priscofusus goweri Priscofusus slipensis Priscofusus stewarti

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (19: Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington collections)

• Oligocene of Japan (1), United States (12: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene of United States (4: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Paleocene of United States (5: California)

Total: 41 collections including 51 occurrences

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