Trichosirius Finlay 1926 (snail)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Trichotropidae

Parent taxon: Trichotropidae according to A. G. Beu et al. 1990

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cerithioderma, Lysinae, Spirocrypta, Trichotropinae, Turbinopsis, Wexfordia, Xuwenospira

Subtaxa: Trichosirius patagonica

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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