Cymatophos Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative spelling: Phos (Cymatophos)

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Keen 1971 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Accidenticulabrum, Aeneator, Agasoma, Aliofusus, Amarophos, Ancistrolepis, Antillophos, Aplus, Austrocominella, Austrofusus, Babylonia, Bailya, Beringiinae, Bolis, Brachysphingus, Buccininae, Buccinopsis, Buccinulum, Buccinum, Burnupena, Caducifer, Calicantharus, Cantharus, Chrysodomus, Clinopegma, Colinae, Colubraria, Colus, Cominella, Cyrtochetus, Dipsaccus, Donovaniinae, Editharus, Egotistica, Engina, Enzinopsis, Eobuccinella, Euthrenopsis, Euthria, Gemophos, Hanetia, Hindsia, Iredalula, Janiopsis, Kaiparanura, Kelletia, Khetella, Lacinia, Laevibuccinum, Latrunculus, Loochooia, Metaphos, Metula, Monoptygma, Monostiolum, Nassa, Nassicola, Nawenia, Neosconsia, Nicema, Northia, Odontobasis, Pangoa, Paracominia, Pareuthria, Parvisipho, Pegocomptus, Penion, Perunassa, Phos, Pisania, Pisaniinae, Pomahakia, Proneptunea, Prosipho, Pseudofulgur, Pseudolivinae, Pseudoneptunea, Ptychosalpinx, Savatieria, Scalaspira, Searlesia, Siphonalia, Siphonalinae, Siphonofusus, Stantonella, Suessionia, Suessonia, Terebrifusus, Trominina, Truncaria, Varicosipho, Volutopsiinae, Wrigleya, Zelandiella

Subtaxa: Cymatophos acolus Cymatophos beteyensis Cymatophos crassus Cymatophos galerus Cymatophos glareosus Cymatophos hodsoni Cymatophos paraguanensis Cymatophos semicostatus Cymatophos subsemicostatus Cymatophos tuberaensis Cymatophos turbacoensis Cymatophos veatchi

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Type: Cymatophos galerus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), Panama (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (5), Ecuador (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Colombia (36), Ecuador (3), Grenada (13), Panama (90), Peru (1), Venezuela (9)

• Eocene of Venezuela (1)

Total: 162 collections including 172 occurrences

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