Pyrazisinus Heilprin 1886 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Batillariidae

Alternative spellings: Potamides (Pyrazisinus), Pyrazus (Pyrazisinus), Terebralia (Pyrazisinus)

Parent taxon: Batillariidae according to M. Harzhauser 2007

See also Olsson 1967, Petuch 1997, Petuch 2004, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Weisbord 1929

Sister taxa: Batillaria, Batillariella, Granulolabium, Lampanella, Pyrazopsis, Pyrazus, Rhinocoryne, Velacumantus, Vicinocerithium, Zeacumanthus, Pyrazella, Terebraliopsis

Subtaxa: Pyrazisinus campanulatus Pyrazisinus cochlear Pyrazisinus kendrewi Pyrazisinus monstrosus Pyrazisinus ultimus Pyrazus (Pyrazisinus) scalinus

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Type: Pyrazisinus campanulatus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (10: Florida collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (3: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (13: Florida, Georgia)

• Oligocene of Oman (2), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 33 collections including 46 occurrences

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