Conasprella Thiele 1929 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Alternative spelling: Conus (Conasprella)

Synonym: Duodenticonus Tucker and Tenorio 2013

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

See also Landau et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Californiconus, Cariboconus, 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: Conasprella (Boucheticonus) Conasprella (Coltroconus) Conasprella (Conasprella) Conasprella (Dalliconus) Conasprella (Endemoconus) Conasprella (Fusiconus) Conasprella (Ximeniconus) Conasprella stenostoma

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Type: Conus pagoda

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Fiji (1 collection), Indonesia (1), Japan (1), Taiwan (9), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (5), India (1), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (9), Haiti (1), India (2), Indonesia (2), Myanmar (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (4), Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 50 collections including 59 occurrences

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