Hortia (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Parent taxon: Conidae according to P. Lozouet 1998

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Calierira (Olaria) (Miocene of Brazil)

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