Sconsia Gray 1847 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative spellings: Cassidaria (Sconsia), Morio (Sconsia)

Synonyms: Galeodosconsia Sacco 1890, Morionassa Sacco 1890

Parent taxon: Cassinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Beu 2005, Beu 2008, Beu 2010, Bohm 1926, Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948, Harzhauser 2004, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Todd 2001, Todd 2001 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Cassis, Cypraecassis, Galeodea, Microsconsia

Subtaxa: Galeodosconsia striatula Morio (Sconsia) tuberculatus Morionassa amplectens Sconsia (Sconsia) Sconsia augustana Sconsia beyrichi Sconsia cocleana Sconsia felix Sconsia grayi Sconsia hodgii Sconsia laevigata Sconsia paralaevigata Sconsia prolongata

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (5), the Dominican Republic (18), Haiti (3), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (7), Mexico (1), Panama (18), United States (6: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (13)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Brazil (4), Colombia (3), Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (41), Ecuador (2), Panama (28), United States (2: Florida), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene of Mexico (2), Pakistan (1), United States (10: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Germany (1), Italy (1), Namibia (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (30: California, North Carolina, South Carolina)

Total: 216 collections including 218 occurrences

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