Volva Röding 1798 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Ovulidae

Parent taxon: Ovulidae according to H. S. Ladd 1982

See also MacNeil 1960, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Calpurnus, Crenavolva, Cymbovula, Cyphoma, Dentiovula, Hiatavolva, Ovulinae, Primovula, Prionovolva, Prionovolvinae, Procalpurnus, Prosimnia, Volvini

Subtaxa: Volva (Pellasimnia) Volva (Volva) Volva javana Volva volva

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Vanuatu (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (3)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (2), Japan (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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