Volvarina avena Kiener 1834 (margin shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Marginellidae

Alternative combinations: Hyalina avenacea, Marginella (Volvarina) avena, Marginella avena

Belongs to Volvarina according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

See also Olsson 1922, Rosenberg 2005, Woodring 1928 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Hyalina (Volvarina) lustra, Marginella (Volvarina) kayalensis, Marginella (Volvarina) nitida, Marginella (Volvarina) oryzoides, Volvarina albolineata, Volvarina collina, Volvarina cossmanni, Volvarina leander, Volvarina nitida, Volvarina taeniata, Volvarina tumulensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), United States (2: North Carolina)

• Miocene of the Marshall Islands (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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