Clavilithes Swainson 1840 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Alternative spelling: Fusus (Clavilithes)

Synonyms: Austrolithes Finlay 1931, Clavilithes (Rhopalithes) Grabau 1904 [objective synonym], Rhopalithes Grabau 1904 [objective synonym]

Parent taxon: Fusininae according to M. A. Snyder 2003

See also Abbass 1967, Beu and Marshall 2011, Givens and Kennedy 1976, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Marasti 1973, Mukerjee 1939, Newton 1922, Oostingh 1935, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1983, Squires 1984, Squires 1987 and Squires 1988

Sister taxa: Africolithes, Anomalofusus, Aptyxis, Buccinofusus, Cyrtulus, Falsicolus, Falsifusus, Fredenia, Fusinus, Glaphyrina, Granulifusus, Harasewychia, Heilprinia, Lepidocolus, Ollaphon, Priscofusus, Profusinus, Pseudoaptyxis, Pullincola, Remera, Solutofusus, Streptochetus, Streptodictyon, Taioma, Tectifusus, Trophonofusus

Subtaxa: Austrolithes bulbodes Austrolithes tateanus Clavilithes (Clavilithes) Clavilithes (Cosmolithes) Clavilithes (Rhopalites) Clavilithes arakanensis Clavilithes atahuallpai Clavilithes burtti Clavilithes cossmanni Clavilithes dameriacensis Clavilithes hagni Clavilithes harrisii Clavilithes hubbardanus Clavilithes inopinatus Clavilithes lagunitensis Clavilithes leilanensis Clavilithes noae Clavilithes noetlingi Clavilithes pacificus Clavilithes parisiensis Clavilithes pozoensis Clavilithes songoensis Clavilithes tjaringinensis Clavilithes tjidamarensis Clavilithes woodringi Rhopalithes bolivarensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Indonesia (4 collections), Myanmar (1), Peru (1)

• Oligocene of United States (5: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (1), Croatia (2), Egypt (1), France (8), Germany (1), India (1), Italy (2), Myanmar (1), Peru (3), Romania (5), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (11), the United Kingdom (13), United States (88: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), France (1), Nigeria (2), Poland (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (5: Alabama, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas)

Total: 167 collections including 219 occurrences

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