Pyrazus Monfort 1810 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Batillariidae

Alternative spellings: Cerithium (Pyrazus), Potamides (Pyrazus)

Parent taxon: Batillariidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Beu et al. 1990, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Harzhauser 2004, Kase 1984, Olsson 1967, Pacaud and Harzhauser 2012, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Robba et al. 1989, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

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

Subtaxa: Cerithium (Pyrazus) arapovicense Pyrazus consobrinus Pyrazus ebeninus Pyrazus harrissi Pyrazus indicus Pyrazus octogonus Pyrazus protobeninus Pyrazus sutherlandi Pyrazus valeriae Pyrazus waitemataensis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: Florida collections)

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

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of India (1), Pakistan (1)

• Oligocene of Greece (1)

• Eocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Bulgaria (2), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Japan (1), Pakistan (8), the United Kingdom (3)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), France (1), India (1), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (1)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (21), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Japan (3), Mexico (9), Portugal (4), Saudi Arabia (1), USSR (1)

Total: 73 collections including 76 occurrences

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