Vasum Röding 1798 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae

Parent taxon: Vasinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also DuBar 1958, Gardner 1947, Harzhauser 2007, MacNeil 1960, Mukerjee 1939, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Perrilliat 1987, Petuch 1997, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Wenz 1938 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Napulus, Perissitys

Subtaxa: Vasum (Hystrivasum) Vasum (Siphovasum) Vasum (Vasum) Vasum aedificatum Vasum aquitanicum Vasum basilicum Vasum capitellum Vasum dominicense Vasum elongatum Vasum excrenatum Vasum gurabicum Vasum haitensis Vasum humerosum Vasum omanicum Vasum pufferi Vasum pugnus Vasum stephanense Vasum suwanneensis Vasum tribulosum Vasum tuberculatum Vasum turbinellus

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Type: Murex turbinellus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), the Dominican Republic (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (12: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (11), Mexico (1), South Africa (2), United States (10: California, Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4), Japan (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (14), India (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), United States (9: Florida), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Myanmar (1), Oman (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), United States (5: Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina)

Total: 96 collections including 127 occurrences

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