Pyruconus Olsson 1967 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Alternative spelling: Conus (Pyruconus)

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1967. Some Tertiary mollusks from South Florida and the Carribean. Paleontological Research Institute 1-61

Parent taxon: Conidae according to Tucker and Tenorio 2009

See also Olsson 1967

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

Subtaxa: Conus (Pyruconus) haytensis Conus (Pyruconus) planitectum Conus (Pyruconus) recognitus

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Type: Conus patricius

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Colombia (1 collection), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (8), United States (2: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3)

• Miocene of Colombia (6), the Dominican Republic (6), Ecuador (1), Haiti (2), Panama (1), United States (1: California)

Total: 33 collections including 38 occurrences

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