Favartia Jousseaume 1880 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spellings: Aspella (Favartia), Murex (Favartia), Ocinebra (Favartia)

Parent taxon: Muricidae according to B. Landau et al. 2007

See also Mandic et al. 2002, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Petuch 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1968 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Acanthotrophon, Aspella, Atractodon, Attiliosa, Austrotrophon, Babelomurex, Boreotrophon, Calothrophon, Calotrophon, Cathymorula, Coralliophilinae, Cymia, Dermomurex, Drupinae, Eofavartia, Ergalataxinae, 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: Favartia (Favartia) Favartia brevicula Favartia cellulosa Favartia lappa Favartia pacei

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (1 collection), Mexico (2), Panama (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Italy (1), Portugal (1), Spain (3), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Austria (1), France (1), Hungary (1), Poland (1)

• Eocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 20 collections including 23 occurrences

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