Volutilithes Swainson 1829 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Alternative spellings: Volutatithes, Volutilites

Parent taxon: Volutilithinae according to D. Merle and J. Pacaud 2014

See also Abbass 1967, Conrad 1855, Darragh 1989, Givens 1978, Harzhauser 2004, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Nagao 1928, Perrilliat et al. 2006, Sepkoski 2002 and Squires and Advocate 1986

Sister taxa: Eopsephaea, Plejona, Pseudaulicina, Rostellana, Sindhiluta

Subtaxa: Volutilithes (Volutilithes) Volutilithes calabasasensis Volutilithes californiana Volutilithes clarae Volutilithes multicostata Volutilithes muricinus Volutilithes nodifera Volutilithes orocopiaensis Volutilithes pariaensis Volutilithes permulticostata Volutilithes protensa Volutilithes rakhiensis Volutilithes sindhiensis Volutilithes torreyensis Volutilithes undulosus Volutilithes welcommei Volutilithes whitensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Hungary (3), Japan (1)

• Eocene of Brazil (1), Egypt (2), France (1), India (1), Italy (1), Mexico (2), Pakistan (2), Senegal (1), Somalia (1), Spain (35), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (6: Alabama, California)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (6), Egypt (1), Mali (1), Nigeria (1), Poland (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (3: Alabama, Georgia)

• Cretaceous of Cameroon (1), Germany (1), Japan (1), Mozambique (1), Poland (3)

Total: 84 collections including 96 occurrences

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