Coptostoma Cossmann 1899 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Alternative spelling: Cancellaria (Coptostoma)

Parent taxon: Cancellariinae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Addicott 1970 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anapepta, Aphera, Axelella, Bivetiella, Bivetopsia, Cancellaria, Cancelrana, Euclia, Fusiaphera, Gergovia, Inglisella, Maorivetia, Marianarona, Mariasveltia, Massyla, Narona, Oamaruia, Pepta, Pezantia, Pisanella, Plesiocerithium, Pristimerica, Pyruclia, Sveltella, Sydaphera, Tatara, Unitas, Ventrilia, Vercomaris

Subtaxa: Cancellaria (Coptostoma) posunculensis Coptostoma punjabense Coptostoma rakhiense

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Pakistan (5), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Alabama, Louisiana, Texas)

• Paleocene of Greenland (2)

Total: 16 collections including 18 occurrences

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