Orthaulax Gabb 1872 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Thersiteidae

Synonym: Wagneria Heilprin 1887

Parent taxon: Thersiteidae according to K. Bandel 2007

See also Cooke 1922, Gardner 1947, Nagao 1928, Nagao 1928 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Oostrombus, Thersitea

Subtaxa: Orthaulax aguadillensis Orthaulax altilis Orthaulax bermudezi Orthaulax brasiliensis Orthaulax caepa Orthaulax conoides Orthaulax gabbi Orthaulax hernandoensis Orthaulax inornatus Orthaulax japonicus Orthaulax portoricoensis Orthaulax pugnax

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (5 collections), Colombia (6), Cuba (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Haiti (1), Jamaica (2), Panama (8), Puerto Rico (2), United States (17: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (5: Florida)

• Oligocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Haiti (1), Jamaica (3), Mexico (1), Panama (2), Puerto Rico (1), United States (7: Florida, Georgia)

• Eocene of Japan (15)

• Paleogene of Japan (2)

Total: 82 collections including 94 occurrences

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