Melongena corona Gmelin 1791 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Alternative combinations: Melongena (Rexmela) corona, Murex corona

Synonyms: Melongena (Rexmela) subcoronata Heilprin 1887, Melongena subcoronata Heilprin 1887

Belongs to Melongena according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also DuBar 1958, Olsson and Harbison 1953 and Petuch and Roberts 2007

Sister taxa: Melongena (Myristica), Melongena (Pyrula), Melongena (Rexmela), Melongena acanthina, Melongena bispinosa, Melongena californica, Melongena candelariana, Melongena charanalensis, Melongena consors, Melongena galeodes, Melongena gigas, Melongena incornuta, Melongena lainei, Melongena laxecarinatus, Melongena melongena, Melongena orthacantha, Melongena patula, Melongena praemelongena, Melongena propatulus, Melongena pseudobucephala, Melongena venezuelana, Melongena woodwardi, Galeodes cornutus

Subtaxa: Melongena corona winnerae

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (12: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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