Torinista Iredale 1936 (snail)

Gastropoda - Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae

Alternative spelling: Heliacus (Torinista)

Parent taxon: Architectonicidae according to R. Bieler and R. E. Petit 2005

See also Covacevich and Frassinetti 1986, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1981 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Acutitectonica, Architectonica, Basisulcata, Calodisculus, Dinaxis, Discotectonica, Disculus, Eosolarium, Granosolarium, Heliacinae, Mangonuia, Margaritella, Patulaxis, Philippia, Pseudomalaxis, Pseudotorinia, Psilaxis, Rinaldoconchus, Solarium, Spirolaxis, Torinia, Wangaloa

Subtaxa: Heliacus (Torinista) australe Heliacus (Torinista) dorsuosum Heliacus (Torinista) taverai

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Type: Solarium dorsuosum

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Panama (2 collections)

• Miocene of Chile (1), Panama (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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