Cyllene Gray 1834 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Parent taxon: Nassariidae according to F. S. MacNeil 1960

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Amyclina, Bathynassa, Bullia, Bulliinae, Bulliopsis, Colwellia, Cylleninae, Dorsaninae, Engoniophos, Ilyanassa, Leptarius, Molopophorus, Nassaria, Nassariinae, Pallacera, Phrontis, Profundinassa, Pseudostrombus, Psilarius, Sudonassarius

Subtaxa: Cyllene fuscata Cyllene pretiosa

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Fiji (1 collection)

• Pliocene of India (1), Japan (1)

• Miocene of France (1), Japan (1), Myanmar (3)

• Eocene of United States (10: Alabama)

• Paleocene of United States (6: Alabama, Texas)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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