Scalaria Lamarck 1801 (wentletrap)

Gastropoda - Epitonioidea - Epitoniidae

Parent taxon: Epitoniidae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aciculiscala, Acirsa, Acirsinae, Acrilla, Alora, Amaea, Belliscala, Cerithiscala, Cirsotrema, Clathroscala, Clathrus, Claviscala, Confusiscala, Crossotrema, Dannevigena, Eglisia, Epitomium, Epitoniinae, Epitonium, Filiscala, Gregorioiscala, Gryoscala, Littoriniscala, Mazescala, Murdochella, Narvaliscala, Notacirsa, Nystiellinae, Opalia, Opaliinae, Papuliscala, Pliciscala, Problitora, Scalina, Sthenorytis, Turriscala, Variciscala, Funis, Australolaxispira

Subtaxa: Scalaria (Psychrosoma) Scalaria (Scalaria) Scalaria albensis Scalaria angulata Scalaria bezanconi Scalaria biserta Scalaria clathrus Scalaria crispa Scalaria decussata Scalaria denudata Scalaria elegans Scalaria elongata Scalaria ertborni Scalaria fenestrata Scalaria geniculata Scalaria hamulifera Scalaria lineata Scalaria minima Scalaria molengraaffi Scalaria monocycla Scalaria octolineata Scalaria ornata Scalaria pearlensis Scalaria philippi Scalaria plicata Scalaria subulata Scalaria torulosus Scalaria trigintanaria Scalaria turbinata Scalaria varicostata

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: California, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of Holy See (Vatican City State) (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Indonesia (1), United States (3: New Jersey)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Croatia (2), France (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Alabama, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas)

• Paleocene of Austria (2), Denmark (1), Egypt (2), Poland (2)

• Cretaceous of Cameroon (3), Chile (1), France (3), Germany (1), New Zealand (7), Switzerland (5), the United Kingdom (2)

• Jurassic of Germany (4)

• Triassic of Austria (2), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (7)

Total: 73 collections including 86 occurrences

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