Leucosyrinx Dall 1889 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Parent taxon: Pseudomelaniidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2011

See also Ladd 1982, MacNeil 1960, Scarponi and Della Bella 2003, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Angulasina, Antiplanes, Bourguetia, Compsodrillia, Crassispira, Epidirona, Fusoidella, Glossispira, Hudlestonella, Liocium, Lioglyphostoma, Maesiella, Malbalnella, Mesospira, Miraclathurella, Monilispira, Paosia, Pericarinata, Pilsbryspira, Pseudomelania, Ptychobela, Ramina, Tiariturris, Zonulispira, Carinodrillia, Austrodrillia, Inquisitor, Clavatoma

Subtaxa: Leucosyrinx chloris Leucosyrinx clallamensis Leucosyrinx fijiensis Leucosyrinx nicoya Leucosyrinx rugata Leucosyrinx verrillii Leucosyrinx xenica

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Type: Pleurotoma (Pleurotomella) verrillii

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Italy (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), United States (2: Delaware, Washington)

• Paleocene of Greenland (2)

Total: 16 collections including 18 occurrences

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