Solenosteira Dall 1890 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Parent taxon: Pisaniinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Mansfield 1925, Petuch 1997, Sepkoski 2002 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Ameranna, Chauvetia, Hesperisternia, Ickarus, Austriumphis

Subtaxa: Solenosteira (Fusinosteira) Solenosteira (Solenosteira) Solenosteira angelensis Solenosteira braumuelleri Solenosteira cancellaria Solenosteira chiriquiensis Solenosteira subcarinata Solenosteira suwanneensis Solenosteira vaughani

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Type: Pyrula anomala

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Mexico (4), United States (17: Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Colombia (3), Costa Rica (3), Ecuador (1), Panama (4), United States (3: California, Florida), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Colombia (9), the Dominican Republic (1), Panama (23), Peru (2), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Austria (1), France (2)

Total: 82 collections including 88 occurrences

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