Columbellopsis Bucquoy et al. 1882 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Columbellidae

Alternative spelling: Mitrella (Columbellopsis)

Parent taxon: Columbellidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Addicott 1970, Gardner 1947, Sepkoski 2002, Wienrich 2001 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Aesopus, Amphissa, Astyris, Atiliinae, Bifurcium, Clavistrombina, Columbella, Columbellinae, Conella, Cosmioconcha, Decipifus, Euplica, Eurypyrene, Glyptanachis, Graphicomassa, Indomitrella, Lavesopus, Mazatlania, Metulella, Microcithara, Mitrella, Nassarina, Nitidella, Parametaria, Parvanachis, Pyrene, Pyrenidae, Pyreninae, Rhombinella, Ruthia, Seminella, Sincola, Strombinella, Zafrona, Zemitrella

Subtaxa: Columbellopsis nycteis Mitrella (Columbellopsis) alta

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Jamaica (2)

• Miocene of Germany (1), Italy (1), Panama (4)

• Eocene of United States (13: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Greenland (1)

Total: 26 collections including 30 occurrences

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