Metamelon Marwick 1926 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Parent taxon: Zidoninae according to T. A. Darragh 1989

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Adelomelon, Alcithoe, Ericusa, Guivillea, Harpovoluta, Iredalina, Livonia, Mauira, Mauithoe, Melo, Miomelon, Notopeplum, Pachycymbiola, Pachymelon, Palaeomelon, Palomelon, Sigaluta, Spinomelon, Teremelon, Zidona, Zygomelon

Subtaxa: Metamelon inermis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of New Zealand (4 collections)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 5 collections including 9 occurrences

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