Cassis sulcifera Sowerby 1850 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative combination: Cassidea sulcifera

Belongs to Cassis according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Cooke 1919, Maury 1917 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Cassis (Cassis), Cassis (Hypocassis), Cassis (Morionella), Cassis (Sassia), Cassis altispira, Cassis birmanica, Cassis carinata, Cassis cornuta, Cassis costulifera, Cassis delta, Cassis depressior, Cassis fimbriata, Cassis flammea, Cassis flintensis, Cassis floridensis, Cassis glaucoides, Cassis herklotsi, Cassis ketteri, Cassis maccormacki, Cassis madagascariensis, Cassis mamillaris, Cassis mammillaris, Cassis norai, Cassis nummulitiphila, Cassis retusa, Cassis subtuberosa, Cassis togata, Cassis tuberosa, Cassis vialensis, Cassidea birmanica

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection), the Dominican Republic (18)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (12)

• Miocene of Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (44), Venezuela (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

• Oligocene of Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (3: Georgia)

Total: 85 collections including 86 occurrences

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