Alcithoe Adams and Adams 1853 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Synonym: Leporemax Iredale 1937

Parent taxon: Zidoninae according to T. A. Darragh 1989

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Alcithoe (Alcithoe) Alcithoe (Waihaoia) Alcithoe sarissa

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Type: Voluta pacifica

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), New Zealand (3)

• Miocene of Australia (5), New Zealand (14)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (3), New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (3), New Zealand (12)

Total: 46 collections including 68 occurrences

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