Pisania Bivona-Bernardi 1832 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Synonyms: Hilda Hoernes and Auinger 1884, Triton (Hilda) Hoernes and Auinger 1884

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Beu and Maxwell 1987, Gardner 1948, MacNeil 1960, Martin 1904, 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, Monoptygma, Monostiolum, Nassa, Nassicola, Nawenia, Neosconsia, Nicema, Northia, Odontobasis, Pangoa, Paracominia, Pareuthria, Parvisipho, Pegocomptus, Penion, Perunassa, Phos, 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: Hilda turriculata Pisania (Celatoconus) Pisania obliquecostata Pisania rostrata Pisania semicostata Pisania transsylvanica

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (1 collection), Eritrea (1), Morocco (1), Spain (1), United States (4: Hawaii, North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Japan (1), United States (4: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Italy (1)

• Eocene of Pakistan (1)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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