Axelella Petit 1988 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Synonym: Olssonella Petit 1970 [replaced name]

Full reference: R. E. Petit. 1988. Axella, new name for Olssonella Petit, 1970, a preocuppied taxon (Mollusca: Cancellariacea). The Nautilus 102(3):130

Parent taxon: Cancellariinae according to B. Landau et al. 2012

See also Jung and Petit 1990, Petit 1976, Petit 1988, Sepkoski 2002 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Anapepta, Aphera, Bivetiella, Bivetopsia, Cancellaria, Cancelrana, Coptostoma, Euclia, Fusiaphera, Gergovia, Inglisella, Maorivetia, Marianarona, Mariasveltia, Massyla, Narona, Oamaruia, Pepta, Pezantia, Pisanella, Plesiocerithium, Pristimerica, Pyruclia, Sveltella, Sydaphera, Tatara, Unitas, Ventrilia, Vercomaris

Subtaxa: Axelella bifoliata Axelella campbelli Axelella cativa Axelella desmotis Axelella emblema Axelella firma Axelella funiculata Axelella panamica Axelella scalatella Axelella smithii Axelella spheniodostoma Axelella thisbe Axelella vokesae Axelella williamsi Axelella yara

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1 collection), Jamaica (3)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Panama (8), United States (5: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 20 collections including 24 occurrences

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