Pyrene Röding 1798 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Columbellidae

Parent taxon: Columbellidae according to M. Harzhauser 2002

See also Ladd 1977, MacNeil 1960, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Aesopus, Amphissa, Astyris, Atiliinae, Bifurcium, Clavistrombina, Columbella, Columbellinae, Columbellopsis, Conella, Cosmioconcha, Decipifus, Euplica, Eurypyrene, Glyptanachis, Graphicomassa, Indomitrella, Lavesopus, Mazatlania, Metulella, Microcithara, Mitrella, Nassarina, Nitidella, Parametaria, Parvanachis, Pyrenidae, Pyreninae, Rhombinella, Ruthia, Seminella, Sincola, Strombinella, Zafrona, Zemitrella

Subtaxa: Pyrene (Alia) Pyrene ocellata Pyrene scripta Pyrene testudinaria Pyrene turturina

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (6 collections), Chile (1), Ecuador (3), Fiji (1), Italy (1), Japan (4), Kenya (6), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (1), Papua New Guinea (2), Saudi Arabia (1), the Seychelles (6), South Africa (1), Spain (1), United States (5: California, Hawaii), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (3), Indonesia (6), Japan (2)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Austria (8), Greece (1), Indonesia (5), Italy (4), Japan (4), the Philippines (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), South Africa (1)

• Cretaceous of Switzerland (1)

Total: 82 collections including 97 occurrences

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