Sveltia Jousseaume 1887 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Alternative spelling: Cancellaria (Sveltia)

Parent taxon: Cancellariidae according to B. D. Landau et al. 2012

See also Martin 1904, Petit 1976, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Admete, Admetinae, Admetula, Agatrix, Aneurystoma, Babylonella, Calcarata, Cancellariinae, Caveola, Contortia, Egerea, Hertleinia, Mataxa, Neadmete, Perplicaria, Plesiotritoninae, Rhomboidestoma, Semitriton, Tribia, Trigonaphera, Trigonostoma, Tritonoharpa

Subtaxa: Cancellaria (Sveltia) gladiator Sveltia gladiator Sveltia inquilinus Sveltia major Sveltia trochilia Sveltia varricosa Sveltia yoyottei Sveltia zahni

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Type: Voluta varricosa

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (2 collections), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (4), India (1), Italy (2), Mexico (1), Portugal (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Belgium (4), the Dominican Republic (2), Germany (24), Italy (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (2)

• Eocene of Nigeria (1), United States (3: Alabama, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of United States (3: Alabama, Virginia)

Total: 56 collections including 58 occurrences

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