Vermetus (Thylaeodus) Mörch 1862 (worm shell)

Gastropoda - Vermetoidea - Vermetidae

Alternative spelling: Thylacodes

Synonym: Anguinella Conrad 1845

Parent taxon: Vermetus according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Global Biodiversity Information Facility 2015 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Vermetus (Bivonia), Vermetus anguis, Vermetus carmatus, Vermetus cornejoi, Vermetus cristatus, Vermetus giganteus, Vermetus hanguensis, Vermetus javanus, Vermetus junghuhni, Vermetus lumbricalis, Vermetus pulcher, Vermetus stampinensis, Vermetus tokyoensis

Subtaxa: Anguinella virginica

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (2 collections), Mexico (4), Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Italy (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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