Tosatrochus MacNeil 1960 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Full reference: F. S. MacNeil. 1960. Tertiary and Quaternary Gastropoda of Okinawa: A comparison of the late Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene Gastropoda of Okinawa with related faunas of East Asia together with a resume of the geological setting of the fossiliferous deposits. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 339:1-148

Parent taxon: Trochinae according to F. S. MacNeil 1960

Sister taxa: Alcyna, Calthalotia, Cantharidella, Cantharidini, Cantharidus, Clanculus, Discotectus, Eurytrochus, Fagnastesia, Infundibulum, Monodonta, Nanula, Notogibbula, Phasianotrochus, Plectotrochus, Pyramis, Tectus, Thoristella, Trochini, Phorculus, Timisia, Austrocochlea, Chlorodiloma, Diloma, Osilinus

Subtaxa: Tosatrochus attenuatus

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Type: Trochus attenuatus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at USGS F-449, Ryukyu Island - Foster (1965) (Quaternary of Japan)

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