Rapana Schumacher 1817 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Concholepas, Ecphora, Indothais, Neorapana, Sargana, Stramonita, Thaisella, Tritonopsis

Subtaxa: Rapana bulbosa Rapana imperialis Rapana mekranica

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (11 collections), Taiwan (2)

• Pliocene of Iran (1), Pakistan (3)

• Miocene of Mexico (6), Pakistan (2), United States (11: California)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (4: Florida, Georgia)

• Oligocene of United States (15: California)

• Paleocene of Nigeria (1)

Total: 56 collections including 57 occurrences

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