Agatrix Petit 1967 (nutmeg)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Full reference: R. E. Petit. 1967. Notes on Cancellariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 5:217-218

Parent taxon: Cancellariidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Jung and Petit 1990, Petit 1967, Petit 1970, Petit 1976 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Admete, Admetinae, Admetula, Aneurystoma, Babylonella, Calcarata, Cancellariinae, Caveola, Contortia, Egerea, Hertleinia, Mataxa, Neadmete, Perplicaria, Plesiotritoninae, Rhomboidestoma, Semitriton, Sveltia, Tribia, Trigonaphera, Trigonostoma, Tritonoharpa

Subtaxa: Agatrix agassizii Agatrix beatrix Agatrix epomis Agatrix losquemadica Agatrix strongi

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Type: Cancellaria agassizii

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Jamaica (2), Panama (7), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (9), Ecuador (1), Panama (3), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of United States (17: Mississippi, North Carolina)

Total: 51 collections each including a single occurrence

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