Persicula Schumacher 1817 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae

Alternative spelling: Marginella (Persicula)

Synonyms: Persicula (Rabicea) Gray 1827, Rabicea Gray 1827

Parent taxon: Persiculinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also DuBar 1958, Gardner 1947, Mansfield 1925, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Petuch 1997, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Marginella (Persicula) calhounensis Marginella (Persicula) progravida Persicula (Rabicea) propeobesa Persicula amplior Persicula cercadensis Persicula cordorae Persicula dockeryi Persicula falconensis Persicula hodsoni Persicula interruptalineata Persicula lavelana Persicula maracaibensis Persicula mirandana Persicula obsesa Persicula ovula Persicula persicula Persicula propeobesa Persicula reussi Persicula suwanneensis Persicula venezuelana Persicula zuliana

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Type: Voluta persicula

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Panama (1), United States (4: Florida), Venezuela (3)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (2), Panama (6), Portugal (1), Trinidad and Tobago (5), Venezuela (15)

• Miocene of Colombia (12), the Dominican Republic (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (3), Panama (14), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (7: Florida, Georgia), Venezuela (8)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of France (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), United States (2: Washington)

Total: 97 collections including 117 occurrences

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