Melongena consors Sowerby 1850 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Alternative combinations: Melongena melongena consors, Pyrula consors

Belongs to Melongena according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Maury 1917, Olsson 1922, Petuch 1988, Weisbord 1929 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Melongena (Myristica), Melongena (Pyrula), Melongena (Rexmela), Melongena acanthina, Melongena bispinosa, Melongena californica, Melongena candelariana, Melongena charanalensis, Melongena corona, Melongena galeodes, Melongena gigas, Melongena incornuta, Melongena lainei, Melongena laxecarinatus, Melongena melongena, Melongena orthacantha, Melongena patula, Melongena praemelongena, Melongena propatulus, Melongena pseudobucephala, Melongena venezuelana, Melongena woodwardi, Galeodes cornutus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene of Colombia (3), Costa Rica (2), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (57), the Dominican Republic (9), Ecuador (2), Panama (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (2)

Total: 81 collections each including a single occurrence

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