Coralliophila Adams and Adams 1853 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Parent taxon: Coralliophilinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Ladd 1977, Ladd 1982, Landau et al. 2007, MacNeil 1960, Martin 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Wienrich 2001 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Emozamia, Magilidae, Mipus, Rapa

Subtaxa: Coralliophila (Coralliophila) Coralliophila (Fuxomurex) Coralliophila (Pseudomurex) Coralliophila abberans Coralliophila caribaea Coralliophila klostermanni Coralliophila meyendorffii Coralliophila miocenica Coralliophila neritoidea

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Type: Fusus neritoideus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), Italy (1), Japan (6), the Marshall Islands (1), Panama (1), Portugal (2), the Seychelles (2), United States (5: Florida, Hawaii), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Spain (3), United States (3: Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), the Dominican Republic (1), France (8), Germany (8), Hungary (2), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), Japan (2), the Marshall Islands (4), Palau (1), Poland (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (4: Florida)

• Oligocene of France (2)

• Eocene of United States (5: Louisiana, Mississippi)

Total: 78 collections including 94 occurrences

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