Semicassis reclusa Guppy 1873 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative combinations: Cassis reclusa, Phalium (Tylocassis) reclusa, Semicassis (Tylocassis) reclusa

Synonyms: Cassis (Phalium) moniliferum Guppy 1866, Cassis monilifera Guppy 1866, Phalium moniliferum Guppy 1866

Belongs to Semicassis according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Anderson 1929, Maury 1917, Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Cassidea (Semicassis) calantica, Cassidea (Semicassis) mekranica, Cassidea (Semicassis) ormarensis, Phalium (Semicassis) miolaevigata, Semicassis (Antephalium), Semicassis (Semicassis), Semicassis aldrichi, Semicassis angasi, Semicassis bisulcata, Semicassis centiquadrata, Semicassis deneseplicata, Semicassis faurotis, Semicassis granulata, Semicassis harpaeformis, Semicassis labiata, Semicassis monilifera, Semicassis oligocalantica, Semicassis ovulum, Semicassis pyrum, Semicassis pyshtensis, Semicassis sculpta, Semicassis senni, Semicassis (Tylocassis) maleaformis, Phalium (Tylocassis) sulcosum

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4 collections), Jamaica (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (52), Panama (6), Venezuela (2)

Total: 73 collections each including a single occurrence

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