Eocithara Fischer 1883 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Harpidae

Alternative spelling: Harpa (Eocithara)

Parent taxon: Harpidae according to M. Harzhauser 2004

See also Ladd 1977, Sepkoski 2002 and Vredenburg 1925

Sister taxa: Austroharpa, Cryptochorda, Cryptochordinae, Harpinae, Morum, Moruminae

Subtaxa: Eocithara (Refluharpa) Eocithara bellardii Eocithara narica

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Fiji (1 collection), Indonesia (1), the Marshall Islands (1), South Africa (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Iran (1), Pakistan (2)

• Eocene of France (8), Mexico (1), United States (3: Louisiana, Mississippi)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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