Mesorhytis (mitre shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mitridae

Parent taxon: Mitridae according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1966

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cylindromitrinae, Dentrimitra, Imbricariinae, Mitra, Mitra (Isara), Mitra (Mitra), Mitraria, Mitrinae, Pterygia, Pyrenomitra, Scabricola

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (4: Alabama, Maryland collections)

• Paleocene of United States (5: Alabama, Maryland, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Brazil (1), France (1), United States (1: Tennessee)

Total: 13 collections including 14 occurrences

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