Seraphs Montfort 1810 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Seraphsidae

Alternative spellings: Seraphis, Seraphys, Serapis, Serapsis, Terebellum (Seraphs)

Parent taxon: Seraphsidae according to M. Harzhauser 2007

See also Global Biodiversity Information Facility 2015, Sepkoski 2002 and Vredenburg 1925

Sister taxa: Diameza, Paraseraphs

Subtaxa: Seraphs (Seraphs) Seraphs naricus Seraphs subconvolutus Seraphs thompsoni Seraphs volutatus Terebellum (Seraphs) eratoides

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Papua New Guinea (1 collection)

• Miocene of Oman (1), Pakistan (1), South Africa (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (3), France (12), Indonesia (5), Italy (5), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Romania (9), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: Florida, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of United States (2: California)

Total: 52 collections including 65 occurrences

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