Volema Röding 1798 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Parent taxon: Melongenidae according to G. Rosenberg et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Busyconinae, Cornulina, Deussenia, Echinofulgurinae, Fascioplex, Fyfea, Levifusus, Lomirosa, Melongeninae, Nipponitys, Palaeatractus, Protobusycon, Pseudomazzalina, Pugilina, Pyrifusus, Rhombopsis, Saginafusus, Torquifer, Tropochasca

Subtaxa: Volema (Hemifusus)

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Eritrea (1 collection), Japan (5), Saudi Arabia (3), Taiwan (2), Thailand (1), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4), the Philippines (1)

• Miocene of France (1), Indonesia (5), Japan (2)

• Oligocene of France (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1), Poland (1)

Total: 31 collections including 32 occurrences

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