Cymatosyrinx Dall 1889 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Drilliidae

Alternative spellings: Clavus (Cymatosyrinx), Drillia (Cymatosyrinx)

Parent taxon: Drilliidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2011

See also Dockery 1977, DuBar 1958, Gardner 1948, Harris and Palmer 1947, Martin 1904, Olsson 1967, Petuch 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Stanton 1966 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Agladrillia, Drillia, Splendrillia, Syntomodrillia, Suavodrillia, Crassopleura, Darbya, Antimelatoma, Chesaclava, Hindsiclava, Stenodrillia, Sediliopsis, Spirotropis, Clathrodrillia, Pseudoinquisitor

Subtaxa: Cymatosyrinx aclinica Cymatosyrinx dorseyi Cymatosyrinx limatula Cymatosyrinx lunata Cymatosyrinx magnoliana Cymatosyrinx mariana Cymatosyrinx palmerae Cymatosyrinx perpolita Cymatosyrinx tiara Cymatosyrinx ziczac

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (11: California, Florida, North Carolina collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (14: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (4: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina)

• Eocene of United States (7: Louisiana, Mississippi)

Total: 37 collections including 44 occurrences

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