Californiconus Tucker and Tenorio 2009 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Parent taxon: Conidae according to N. Puillandre et al. 2015

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

Subtaxa: Californiconus californicus

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Type: Conus californicus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (13 collections), United States (29: California)

• Pliocene of United States (14: California)

Total: 56 collections each including a single occurrence

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