Adelomelon Dall 1906 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Synonym: Janeithoe Pilsbry and Olsson 1954

Parent taxon: Zidoninae according to S. N. Nielsen and D. Frassinetti 2007

See also Darragh 1989, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Gordillo 1991, Nielson and Valdovinos 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alcithoe, Ericusa, Guivillea, Harpovoluta, Iredalina, Livonia, Mauira, Mauithoe, Melo, Metamelon, Miomelon, Notopeplum, Pachycymbiola, Pachymelon, Palaeomelon, Palomelon, Sigaluta, Spinomelon, Teremelon, Zidona, Zygomelon

Subtaxa: Adelomelon alta Adelomelon ancilla Adelomelon burmeisteri Adelomelon caupolicani Adelomelon colocoloi Adelomelon obesa Adelomelon posei Adelomelon reconditus Adelomelon valdesiense Janeithoe beckii

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (3 collections), Brazil (2), Chile (1)

• Pliocene of Chile (3)

• Miocene of Argentina (6), Chile (2)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 18 collections including 19 occurrences

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