Voluta Linnaeaus 1758 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

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

See also Bohm 1926, Rivera 1957, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Calliotectum, Callipara, Chiraluta, Cordilyria, Ctenilyria, Cymbiola, Falsilyria, Festilyria, Fusivoluta, Harpula, Harpulina, Leptoscapha, Lyreneta, Lyriini, Lyrischapa, Neptuneopsis, Pseudaulica, Teramachia, Woodsivoluta

Subtaxa: Voluta alfaroi Voluta bicorona Voluta breviplicata Voluta bulbula Voluta calligona Voluta camdeo Voluta cantaurana Voluta cincta Voluta citharina Voluta crenulata Voluta cubaguaensis Voluta depressa Voluta eomagna Voluta heptagonalis Voluta junghuhni Voluta limbata Voluta lyra Voluta macroptera Voluta mitreola Voluta muricata Voluta musica Voluta paytanica Voluta purpuriformis Voluta pyriformis Voluta radula Voluta rupestris Voluta septemcostata Voluta sulcata Voluta trichinopolitensis Voluta uncifera Voluta vautrini Voluta vredenburgi

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Type: Voluta musica

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Colombia (1 collection), Costa Rica (1), Panama (2), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (2), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (15), Panama (14), South Africa (3), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (4), Cyprus (1), Indonesia (2), Panama (7), South Africa (1), United States (3: California, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Costa Rica (1), Jamaica (1), New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of France (5), Germany (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (2), Namibia (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (1), Romania (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Louisiana)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (1), United States (2: Louisiana)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), Egypt (1)

Total: 90 collections including 97 occurrences

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