Massyla Adams and Adams 1854 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Alternative spelling: Cancellaria (Massyla)

Synonyms: Cancellaria (Charcolleria) Olsson 1942, Charcolleria Olsson 1942

Parent taxon: Cancellariinae according to B. Landau et al. 2012

See also DuBar 1958, Landau and Marques da Silva 2010, Landau and Petit 1996, Landau et al. 2007, Landau et al. 2012, Landau et al. 2008, Olsson 1964, Olsson 1967, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Petit 1970, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Anapepta, Aphera, Axelella, Bivetiella, Bivetopsia, Cancellaria, Cancelrana, Coptostoma, Euclia, Fusiaphera, Gergovia, Inglisella, Maorivetia, Marianarona, Mariasveltia, Narona, Oamaruia, Pepta, Pezantia, Pisanella, Plesiocerithium, Pristimerica, Pyruclia, Sveltella, Sydaphera, Tatara, Unitas, Ventrilia, Vercomaris

Subtaxa: Cancellaria (Massyla) jadisi Cancellaria (Massyla) runchaena Cancellaria (Massyla) shirleyae Massyla cantaurana Massyla corpulenta Massyla corrugata Massyla cubaguaensis Massyla cumingiana Massyla distinguenda Massyla emilyvokesae Massyla lopezana Massyla obtusa Massyla perdiciana Massyla propevenusta Massyla terryi Massyla toulai Massyla venusta

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Type: Cancellaria corrugata

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Panama (1 collection), United States (1: Florida)

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

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (6), United States (10: Florida), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (1), Panama (21), United States (8: Florida), Venezuela (4)

Total: 62 collections including 69 occurrences

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