Lyrischapa Aldrich 1911 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Synonym: Volutocristata Gardner and Bowles 1934

Full reference: T. H. Aldrich. 1911. New Eocene fossils from the southern Gulf states. Bulletins of American Paleontology 5(22):1-24

Parent taxon: Volutinae according to D. Merle and J. Pacaud 2014

See also Abbass 1967, Givens 1991, Perrilliat et al. 2006 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Calliotectum, Callipara, Chiraluta, Cordilyria, Ctenilyria, Cymbiola, Falsilyria, Festilyria, Fusivoluta, Harpula, Harpulina, Leptoscapha, Lyreneta, Lyriini, Neptuneopsis, Pseudaulica, Teramachia, Voluta, Woodsivoluta

Subtaxa: Lyrischapa blanfordi Lyrischapa brevispira Lyrischapa haimei Lyrischapa harrisi Lyrischapa pyramida Lyrischapa sismondai Lyrischapa soudanense Lyrischapa spinifera Lyrischapa vredenburgi

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (1 collection), Mexico (3), Pakistan (4), United States (14: California, Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Niger (2), Pakistan (1)

Total: 25 collections including 28 occurrences

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