Babylonia Schl├╝ter 1838 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to M. Harzhauser 2002

See also Mukerjee 1939, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Accidenticulabrum, Aeneator, Agasoma, Aliofusus, Amarophos, Ancistrolepis, Antillophos, Aplus, Austrocominella, Austrofusus, Bailya, Beringiinae, Bolis, Brachysphingus, Buccininae, Buccinopsis, Buccinulum, Buccinum, Burnupena, Caducifer, Calicantharus, Cantharus, Chrysodomus, Clinopegma, Colinae, Colubraria, Colus, Cominella, Cymatophos, Cyrtochetus, Dipsaccus, Donovaniinae, Editharus, Egotistica, Engina, Enzinopsis, Eobuccinella, Euthrenopsis, Euthria, Gemophos, Hanetia, Hindsia, Iredalula, Janiopsis, Kaiparanura, Kelletia, Khetella, Lacinia, Laevibuccinum, Latrunculus, Loochooia, Metaphos, Metula, Molopophorus, Monoptygma, Monostiolum, Nassa, Nassicola, Nawenia, Neosconsia, Nicema, Northia, Odontobasis, Pangoa, Paracominia, Pareuthria, Parvisipho, Pegocomptus, Penion, Perunassa, Phos, Pisania, Pisaniinae, Pomahakia, Proneptunea, Prosipho, Pseudofulgur, Pseudolivinae, Pseudoneptunea, Ptychosalpinx, Savatieria, Scalaspira, Searlesia, Siphonalia, Siphonalinae, Siphonofusus, Stantonella, Suessionia, Suessonia, Terebrifusus, Trominina, Truncaria, Varicosipho, Volutopsiinae, Wrigleya, Zelandiella

Subtaxa: Babylonia (Peridipsaccus) Babylonia japonica Babylonia kozaiensis Babylonia pangkaensis Babylonia spirata Babylonia zeylanica

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (6 collections), Taiwan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2)

• Pliocene of India (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (2), Pakistan (3)

• Miocene of Austria (3), Germany (2), Greece (2), India (3), Indonesia (5), Italy (1), Japan (4), Pakistan (1)

• Oligocene of Hungary (2), Romania (3)

Total: 42 collections including 47 occurrences

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