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, Palmer and Brann 1966, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1994

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

Subtaxa: Nassa (Amycla) Nassa (Eione) Nassa (Hebra) Nassa (Telasco) Nassa calvertensis Nassa cara Nassa columbelloides Nassa crassigranosa Nassa fossata Nassa fueguina Nassa greensboroensis Nassa gubernatoria Nassa lagunitensis Nassa marylandica Nassa mendica Nassa microstoma Nassa monensis Nassa pacis 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 (1), Djibouti (6), Eritrea (3), Mexico (5), Morocco (15), Namibia (4), Poland (5), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (8), Sudan (1), Tonga (1), United States (4: California, Hawaii)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Ecuador (2), Greece (2), India (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Papua New Guinea (1), the Philippines (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (2: California, 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), Peru (5)

• Paleocene of Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 120 collections including 164 occurrences

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