Closia (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Alternative spellings: Marginella (Closia), Persicula (Closia)

Parent taxon: Volutidae according to H. L. Abbass 1967

See also Dey 1961, Mansfield 1925 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alcithoinae, Amoria, Amoriinae, Athletinae, Aurinia, Benthovoluta, Calliotectinae, Cymbiinae, Cymbium, Enaeta, Eucymba, Fulgorariinae, Gosavia, Haliinae, Involuta, Notopeplum, Notoplejona, Notovoluta, Odontocymbiolinae, Pavora, Phenacoptygma, Scaphella, Scaphellinae, Teremachia, Volutilithinae, Volutinae, Volutoderminae, Yetinae, Zidoninae

Subtaxa: Closia (Bullata)

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Trinidad and Tobago (4 collections), United States (5: Florida, North Carolina)

• Miocene of Australia (2), India (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), United States (101: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 118 collections including 136 occurrences

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