Knefastia Dall 1919 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Alternative spelling: Fusuturricula (Kenfastia)

Parent taxon: Turriculinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Addicott 1970, Olsson 1931 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Clavatula, Clionella, Glibertturricula, Pusionella, Turricula, Cocklespira, Pseudocochlespira, Austrocarina, Marshallena, Fusiturricula, Orthosurcula, Pyramimitra, Nodisurculina, Microsurcula, Paradrillia, Vexitomina, Paracomitas, Mariaturricula, Austrosullivania, Makiyamaia, Fusisyrinx

Subtaxa: Knefastia chira Knefastia funiculata Knefastia garcesana Knefastia hilli Knefastia limonensis Knefastia lindae Knefastia olivacea

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Type: Pleurotoma olivacea

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (2 collections), Panama (1)

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

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (3), Panama (4), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (17), Grenada (1), Panama (3), United States (8: Florida), Venezuela (6)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Eocene of Peru (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 52 collections including 58 occurrences

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