Strepsidura Swainson 1840 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative spellings: Eosiphonalia (Strepsidura), Fusus (Strepsidura)

Parent taxon: Pseudolivinae according to J. D. Stilwell et al. 2004

See also Clark 1895, Moore 1976, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984 and Squires 1987

Sister taxa: Benthobia, Dorsanum, Fulmentum, Hubachia, Hydrotribulus, Luizia, Naudoliva, Pseudoliva, Ptychosyca, Strepturidae, Sulcoliva, Zemira

Subtaxa: Fusus (Strepsidura) perlatus Strepsidura californica Strepsidura cossmanni Strepsidura diabloensis Strepsidura polaris Strepsidura soldadensis Strepsidura spirata

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (2: California collections)

• Eocene of France (2), Indonesia (4), Nigeria (7), Pakistan (1), Spain (7), the United Kingdom (7), United States (16: Alabama, California, Maryland, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Austria (1), Egypt (1), Greenland (2), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (19: Alabama, Illinois, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Cameroon (1)

Total: 75 collections including 80 occurrences

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