Caricella Conrad 1835 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wenz 1938

Sister taxa: Ampulla, Atraktus, Eoscaphella, Montia, Myobarbum, Parafusus, Scaphellopsis, Sycospira, Volutifusus

Subtaxa: Caricella bolaris Caricella fenestra Caricella ogilviana Caricella perpinguis Caricella pyruloides Caricella stormsiana Caricella subangulata

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (5: Florida collections)

• Oligocene of United States (15: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Japan (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (101: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of France (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (21: Alabama, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (6)

Total: 153 collections including 187 occurrences

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