Miomelon Dall 1907 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Alternative spelling: Adelomelon (Miomelon)

Synonym: Proscaphella Ihering 1907

Parent taxon: Zidoninae according to S. N. Nielsen and D. Frassinetti 2007

See also Chiesa et al. 1995, Darragh 1989, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Adelomelon, Alcithoe, Ericusa, Guivillea, Harpovoluta, Iredalina, Livonia, Mauira, Mauithoe, Melo, Metamelon, Notopeplum, Pachycymbiola, Pachymelon, Palaeomelon, Palomelon, Sigaluta, Spinomelon, Teremelon, Zidona, Zygomelon

Subtaxa: Miomelon alarconi Miomelon dorbignyana Miomelon eltanini Miomelon gracilis Miomelon lautaroi Miomelon pelantaroi Miomelon philippiana Miomelon turnerae Proscaphella cossmanni Proscaphella quemadensis Proscaphella santacrucensis

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Type: Volutilithes philippiana

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (6 collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (2)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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