Mnestia Adams and A. 1854 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pyramidelloidea - Scaphandridae

Alternative spellings: Cylichna (Mnestia), Roxania (Mnestia)

Parent taxon: Scaphandridae according to R. Marquet et al. 2008

See also Cossmann 1895, Dockery 1977, Hendy 2007 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ellipsoscapha, Micromelo

Subtaxa: Mnestia meyeri Mnestia turgidula

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Belgium (2 collections), France (17)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), United States (40: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Texas)

Total: 63 collections including 73 occurrences

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