Ericusa Adams and A. 1858 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Synonym: Mesericusa Iredale 1929

Parent taxon: Zidoninae according to B. Wilson 1994

See also Darragh 1989 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Adelomelon, Alcithoe, Guivillea, Harpovoluta, Iredalina, Livonia, Mauira, Mauithoe, Melo, Metamelon, Miomelon, Notopeplum, Pachycymbiola, Pachymelon, Palaeomelon, Palomelon, Sigaluta, Spinomelon, Teremelon, Zidona, Zygomelon

Subtaxa: Ericusa ancilloides Ericusa ellipsoidea Ericusa sowerbyi

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Australia (3 collections)

• Miocene of Australia (6)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2)

Total: 12 collections including 14 occurrences

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