Agaronia Gray 1839 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Olivellidae

Alternative spelling: Olivancillaria (Agaronia)

Parent taxon: Olivellidae according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Dey 1961, Mukerjee 1939, Olsson 1931, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Wenz 1938 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Agaronia alabamensis Agaronia antisana Agaronia bombylis Agaronia cotapaxi Agaronia harrisi Agaronia hiatula Agaronia media Agaronia nebula Agaronia pupa Agaronia saxosa Agaronia testacea Agaronia vicana Olivancillaria (Agaronia) hiatula Olivancillaria (Agaronia) peruviana

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Type: Voluta hiatula

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Mexico (2)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (5), Panama (2), United States (2: California)

• Miocene of Colombia (2), Ecuador (2), France (2), India (6), Indonesia (5), Pakistan (4), Panama (15), Peru (2), Sri Lanka (2), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of Colombia (1), Ecuador (1), Myanmar (2), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Colombia (3), Peru (6), United States (87: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Nigeria (1), United States (38: Alabama, Texas)

Total: 194 collections including 207 occurrences

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