Nassa Röding 1798 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative spelling: Buccinum (Nassa)

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to N. Malumian et al. 1978

See also Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Ladd 1977, MacNeil 1960, Martin 1904, Nagao 1928, Palmer and Brann 1966, Sepkoski 2002, Wilson 1994, Woodring 1938 and Woods 1922

Sister taxa: Accidenticulabrum, Aeneator, Agasoma, Aliofusus, Amarophos, Ancistrolepis, Antillophos, Aplus, Aquilofusus, Austrocominella, Austrofusus, Babylonia, Bailya, Beringiinae, Bolis, Brachysphingus, Buccininae, Buccinopsis, Buccinulum, Buccinum, Buccitriton, Burnupena, Caducifer, Cantharus, Chrysodomus, Clinopegma, Colinae, Colubraria, Colus, Cominella, Cymatophos, Cyrtochetus, Dipsaccus, Donovaniinae, Editharus, Egotistica, Engina, Enzinopsis, Eobuccinella, Euthrenopsis, Euthria, Gemophos, Hanetia, Hindsia, Iredalula, Janiopsis, Kaiparanura, Kergipenion, Khetella, Lacinia, Laevibuccinum, Latrunculus, Loochooia, Metaphos, Metula, Misifulgur, Monoptygma, Monostiolum, Nawenia, Neosconsia, Nicema, Northia, Odontobasis, Ornopsis, Pangoa, Paracominia, Parancistrolepidinae, Pareuthria, Parkeristoma, Parvisipho, Pegocomptus, Penion, Perunassa, Phos, Pisania, Pisaniinae, Pisaninae, Pomahakia, Proneptunea, Prosipho, Pseudofulgur, Pseudolivinae, Pseudoneptunea, Ptychosalpinx, Savatieria, Scalaspira, Searlesia, Siphonalia, Siphonaliinae, Siphonofusus, Stantonella, Suessionia, Suessonia, Tasmeuthria, Terebrifusus, Tritonidea, Trominina, Truncaria, Varicosipho, Volutopsiinae, Wrigleya, Zaglenum, Zelandiella

Subtaxa: Nassa (Amycla) Nassa (Eione) Nassa (Hebra) Nassa (Telasco) Nassa calvertensis Nassa cara Nassa columbelloides Nassa crassigranosa Nassa fueguina Nassa greensboroensis Nassa gubernatoria Nassa marylandica Nassa microstoma Nassa miser Nassa monensis Nassa pacis Nassa packardi Nassa palta Nassa peraltoides Nassa plicatella Nassa reussi Nassa socialis Nassa sublirella Nassa tinosa

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (2), Djibouti (6), Eritrea (3), Israel (1), Morocco (15), Namibia (4), Poland (5), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (8), Sudan (1), Tonga (1), United States (3: Hawaii)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ecuador (1)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Ecuador (1), Greece (2), Holy See (Vatican City State) (1), India (1), Japan (1), Papua New Guinea (1), the Philippines (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Florida), Vanuatu (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (16: California)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Cyprus (2), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (4), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (4: Maryland)

• Oligocene of Argentina (3)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1)

• Paleocene of Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 110 collections including 139 occurrences

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