Volvarina Hinds 1844 (margin shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Marginellidae

Alternative spellings: Hyalina (Volvarina), Marginella (Volvarina)

Parent taxon: Marginellidae according to R. H. Nehm 2001

See also Dey 1961, Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948, Ladd 1982, Lozouet 1998, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Weisbord 1962, Wilson 1993, Woodring 1928 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Alaginella, Austroginella, Canalispira, Carinaginella, Cypraeolina, Dentimargo, Eratoidea, Glabella, Granula, Hyalina, Marginella, Marginellinae, Marginelloninae, Mesoginella, Microvulina, Ovaginella, Pillarginella, Protoginella, Triginella, Volvarinella

Subtaxa: Hyalina (Volvarina) lustra Marginella (Volvarina) kayalensis Marginella (Volvarina) nitida Marginella (Volvarina) oryzoides Volvarina albolineata Volvarina avena Volvarina collina Volvarina cossmanni Volvarina leander Volvarina nitida Volvarina taeniata Volvarina tumulensis

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Type: Marginella nitida

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), China (1), Costa Rica (4), Ecuador (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Panama (2), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (1), United States (5: California, Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (7), Ecuador (4), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Panama (17), Trinidad and Tobago (4), United States (2: North Carolina), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of France (4), India (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Panama (32), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (5: Florida)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 110 collections including 114 occurrences

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