Kelletia Fischer 1884 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative spelling: Siphonalia (Kelletia)

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to R. T. Abbott 1974

See also Dey 1961, Mukerjee 1939, Sepkoski 2002 and Vredenburg 1923

Sister taxa: Accidenticulabrum, Aeneator, Agasoma, Aliofusus, Amarophos, Ancistrolepis, Antillophos, Aplus, Austrocominella, Austrofusus, Babylonia, Bailya, Beringiinae, Bolis, Brachysphingus, Buccininae, Buccinopsis, Buccinulum, Buccinum, Burnupena, Caducifer, Calicantharus, Cantharus, Chrysodomus, Clinopegma, Colinae, Colubraria, Colus, Cominella, Cymatophos, Cyrtochetus, Dipsaccus, Donovaniinae, Editharus, Egotistica, Engina, Enzinopsis, Eobuccinella, Euthrenopsis, Euthria, Gemophos, Hanetia, Hindsia, Iredalula, Janiopsis, Kaiparanura, Khetella, Lacinia, Laevibuccinum, Latrunculus, Loochooia, Metaphos, Metula, Monoptygma, Monostiolum, Nassa, Nassicola, Nawenia, Neosconsia, Nicema, Northia, Odontobasis, Pangoa, Paracominia, Pareuthria, Parvisipho, Pegocomptus, Penion, Perunassa, Phos, Pisania, Pisaniinae, Pomahakia, Proneptunea, Prosipho, Pseudofulgur, Pseudolivinae, Pseudoneptunea, Ptychosalpinx, Savatieria, Scalaspira, Searlesia, Siphonalia, Siphonalinae, Siphonofusus, Stantonella, Suessionia, Suessonia, Terebrifusus, Trominina, Truncaria, Varicosipho, Volutopsiinae, Wrigleya, Zelandiella

Subtaxa: Kelletia (Kelletia) Kelletia dilatata Kelletia ecuadorium Kelletia rugosa Siphonalia (Kelletia) indica Siphonalia (Kelletia) iravadica Siphonalia (Kelletia) mekranica Siphonalia (Kelletia) nodulosa Siphonalia (Kelletia) subspadicea

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), Mexico (6), United States (2: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (6), Fiji (1), Japan (1), United States (3: California)

• Miocene of Germany (1), India (4), Japan (1), Myanmar (2), Pakistan (2), United States (2: California)

• Oligocene of Myanmar (1), Pakistan (1), United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of Belgium (2), Germany (1)

Total: 39 collections including 44 occurrences

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