Pleuroploca Fischer 1884 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Alternative spelling: Fasciolaria (Pleuroploca)

Parent taxon: Fasciolariinae according to M. A. Snyder et al. 2012

See also Sepkoski 2002, Snyder 2003, Todd 2001, Vredenburg 1925 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Africolaria, Aurantilaria, Bellifusus, Boltenella, Cinctura, Clavellofusus, Conradconfusus, Cryptorhytis, Drilluta, Euthriofusus, Fascinus, Fasciolaria, Filifusus, Granolaria, Graphidula, Hercorhyncus, Kilburnia, Latirulus, Liochlamys, Lirofusus, Mariafusus, Micasarcina, Microcolus, Myelcoma, Odontofusus, Ornopsis, Palaeorhaphis, Paleopsephaea, Perse, Piestochilus, Plectocion, Pliculofusus, Skyles, Terebraspira, Trichifusus, Triplofusus, Viridifusus, Woodsella

Subtaxa: Fasciolaria (Pleuroploca) laeviuscula Pleuroploca cristata Pleuroploca cryptoploca Pleuroploca filamentosa Pleuroploca gorgasiana Pleuroploca macdonaldi Pleuroploca olssoni Pleuroploca rugata Pleuroploca trapezium Pleuroploca turamensis

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Type: Murex trapezium

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Kenya (1 collection), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Colombia (3), France (2), Greece (2), Panama (10)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 32 collections including 34 occurrences

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