Clavus Monfort 1810 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Drilliidae

Alternative spellings: Drillia (Clavus), Pleurotoma (Clavus)

Parent taxon: Drilliidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2011

See also Baluk 2003, Hendy 2007, Hendy et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Agladrillia, Cymatosyrinx, Drillia, Splendrillia, Syntomodrillia, Chesaclava, Crassopleura, Antimelatoma, Sediliopsis, Suavodrillia, Darbya, Clathrodrillia, Pseudoinquisitor, Hindsiclava, Spirotropis, Stenodrillia

Subtaxa: Clavus canalicularis Clavus laetus Clavus unizonalis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (2 collections), United States (2: California), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2)

• Pliocene of Japan (1), Papua New Guinea (1), United States (1: California), Vanuatu (1)

• Miocene of Chile (1), Indonesia (5), Italy (1), Japan (1), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Hungary (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (2), United States (1: Washington)

Total: 24 collections including 29 occurrences

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