Pyropsis Conrad 1860 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Tudiclidae

Alternative spelling: Tudicla (Pyropsis)

Parent taxon: Tudiclidae according to J. D. Stilwell et al. 2004

See also Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964 and Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: Heteroterma, Pseudoperissolax, Tudiclana

Subtaxa: Pyropsis australis Pyropsis cornutus Pyropsis interstriatus Pyropsis perlata Pyropsis perornatus Pyropsis prolixa Pyropsis proxima Pyropsis spinosus Pyropsis zinsmeisteri

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Type: Pyropsis australis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (1), New Zealand (2), United States (4: Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (3), Brazil (1), Mexico (1), South Africa (2), United States (115: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 132 collections including 148 occurrences

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