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Costoanachis avara

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Columbellidae

Columbella avara was named by Say (1822). It is extant.

It was recombined as Cancellaria (Admete) avara by Wood (1879); it was recombined as Anachis (Costoanachis) avara by Richards (1962); it was recombined as Costoanachis avara by Hendy et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Columbella avara Say
1858Columbella avara Holmes p. 73
1879Cancellaria (Admete) avara Wood p. 22
1962Anachis (Costoanachis) avara Richards
2008Costoanachis avara Hendy et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyColumbellidaeSwainson 1840
genusCostoanachisAdams and Adams 1853
speciesavara(Say 1822)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:10:18
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:11:15
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Pliocene to the top of the Holocene or 3.60000 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (38 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Pliocene - Late/Upper Pliocene5.333 - 2.588USA (North Carolina) Anachis avara (59330)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Virginia) Costoanachis avara (79709)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (North Carolina) Anachis avara (59307)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806United Kingdom (England) Cancellaria avara (84757)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806USA (North Carolina) Anachis avara (71138)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Panama Anachis avara (80304)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (North Carolina) Anachis avara (59316 59317 59318)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (South Carolina) Columbella avara (60944 92407)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (New Jersey) Columbella avara (66614 66617 66618 66621 66622)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (North Carolina) Anachis avara (59313)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (North Carolina) Columbella avara (66742 66750 66751)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Columbella avara (34269) Costoanachis avara (96538)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (South Carolina) Anachis avara (60923 60927 60928 60930) Columbella avara (66758 66760)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Maryland) Columbella avara (66706)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Brazil Anachis avara (72116 72117 72118 72121 72122 72123 72125 72126 72127)