Septa Perry 1810 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative spelling: Cymatium (Septa)

Synonym: Simpulum Fabricius 1823

Parent taxon: Ranellinae according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Beu 2005, Ladd 1977, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1983 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Ameranella, Crassicymatium, Fusitron, Gutturinium, Gyrineum, Halgyrineum, Priene, Ranularia, Reticutriton, Turritriton

Subtaxa: Cymatium (Septa) janetae Septa landaui Septa occidentalis Septa ogygia Septa rubecula Simpulum antillarum

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), the Marshall Islands (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Fiji (1)

• Oligocene of Panama (1)

• Eocene of United States (5: California)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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