Spirotropis Sars 1878 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Drilliidae

Parent taxon: Clavinae according to E. J. Moore 1976

See also Scarponi and Della Bella 2003 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agladrillia, Cymatosyrinx, Drillia, Splendrillia, Syntomodrillia, Chesaclava, Crassopleura, Antimelatoma, Sediliopsis, Suavodrillia, Darbya, Clathrodrillia, Pseudoinquisitor, Hindsiclava, Stenodrillia

Subtaxa: Spirotropis (Spirotropis) Spirotropis azorica Spirotropis badensis Spirotropis confusa Spirotropis gramensis Spirotropis karamanensis Spirotropis kincaidi Spirotropis modiolus Spirotropis patagonica Spirotropis spinescens Spirotropis tortonica

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (5 collections)

• Pliocene of Italy (5), the United Kingdom (3)

• Miocene of Belgium (2), Denmark (1), Italy (1), Romania (1), United States (3: Oregon)

• Oligocene of United States (9: Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene of United States (3: Texas)

Total: 33 collections including 34 occurrences

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