Cythara Schumacher 1817 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae

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

See also Baluk 2003, Rosenberg 2005 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acmaturris, Agathotoma, Bactrocythara, Bela, Bellacythara, Bellaspira, Benthomangelia, Brachycythara, Cytharella, Dolostoma, Eucithara, Euryentmema, Glyphoturris, Granoturris, Guraleus, Heterocithara, Ithycythara, Kurtzia, Kurtziella, Mariadrillia, Neoguraleus, Platycythara, Pyrgocythara, Rubellatoma, Saccharoturris, Sorgenfreispira, Stellatoma, Tenaturris, Vitricythara, Pyrenoturris

Subtaxa: Cythara caimitica Cythara polygona

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), Japan (1), Panama (1), South Africa (1), United States (1: Florida)

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

• Pliocene of Italy (2), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), United States (3: Florida)

• Eocene of France (1), Italy (1)

• Paleocene of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 23 collections including 26 occurrences

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