Pachymelon Marwick 1926 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Parent taxon: Zidoninae according to A. G. Beu et al. 1990

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Pachymelon (Palomelon)

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Eocene of Antarctica (4)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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