Cryptoconus Koenen 1867 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Alternative spelling: Pleurotoma (Cryptoconus)

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

See also Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964, Squires 1987, Squires 1988 and Vredenburg 1921

Sister taxa: Californiconus, Cariboconus, Conasprella, Conasprelloides, Coninae, Conorbinae, Conus, Dauciconus, Eugeniconus, Hortia, Kenyonia, Lamniconus, Moniliopsis, Oenopotinae, Parviconus, Perplexiconus, Plagioconus, Profundiconus, Pseudotominae, Puncticuliinae, Purpuriconus, Pyruconus, Raphitominae, Seminoleconus, Siphopsinae

Subtaxa: Cryptoconus macnairyensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (1), Italy (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), France (3), Italy (2), the United Kingdom (4)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Tennessee)

Total: 15 collections including 23 occurrences

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