Cymia Mörch 1860 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spelling: Thais (Cymia)

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

See also Ladd 1977, Olsson 1931, Oostingh 1935, Perrilliat 1987, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodring 1959

Sister taxa: Acanthotrophon, Aspella, Atractodon, Attiliosa, Austrotrophon, Babelomurex, Boreotrophon, Calothrophon, Calotrophon, Cathymorula, Coralliophilinae, Dermomurex, Drupinae, Eofavartia, Ergalataxinae, Favartia, Hadriania, Haustrinae, Heteropurpura, Hexaplex, Homalocantha, Jaton, Lyrotyphis, Monoceros, Morula, Murexiella, Murexsul, Muricanthus, Muricidea, Muricinae, Muricopsinae, Muricopsis, Murotriton, Nucella, Nucellopsis, Ocenebra, Ocenebrinae, Ocinebrina, Ocinebrinae, Odontopolys, Orania, Pagodula, Phyllocoma, Ponderia, Pterochelus, Pteropurpura, Pterorhytis, Pterotyphis, Pterymarchia, Pterynotus, Purpura, Purpurellus, Pygmaepterys, Rapaninae, Reishia, Siphonochelus, Spinidrupa, Spinucella, Thaidinae, Thais, Trachypollia, Tripterotyphinae, Trophoninae, Typhinae, Typhinellus, Typhis, Vitularia, Yasila, Yunomys

Subtaxa: Cymia (Cymia) Cymia berryi Cymia cocoditana Cymia heimi Cymia michaocanensis Cymia sacellum Cymia woodii Thais (Cymia) carinifera Thais (Cymia) costata Thais (Cymia) javanica Thais (Cymia) preangerensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (3 collections)

• Pliocene of India (1), Indonesia (5), Pakistan (2), Trinidad and Tobago (6)

• Miocene of Colombia (24), the Dominican Republic (14), Greece (1), Haiti (1), Indonesia (1), Mexico (4), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Panama (5), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (1: Delaware), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of Peru (1), United States (2: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Panama (1)

Total: 76 collections including 82 occurrences

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