Sycostoma Cox 1931 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Invalid subtaxa: Leiostoma Swainson 1840 [replaced name], Sycum Bayle 1880 [replaced name]

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

See also Abbass 1967, Bayle 1880, Cox 1931, Garvie 1996, Morellet and Morellet 1945 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Melongena, Pentzia, Probuccinum, Serrifusus, Heligmotoma

Subtaxa: Sycostoma bulbiforme Sycostoma kenawii Sycostoma pyrinota Sycum stillum

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Saudi Arabia (2 collections)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), Bulgaria (2), Egypt (1), France (4), Japan (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (15), United States (3: Alabama, Texas)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Denmark (2), France (1), Greenland (1), Nigeria (2), Poland (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 41 collections including 50 occurrences

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