Volvarina taeniata Sowerby 1846 (margin shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Marginellidae

Alternative combination: Marginella taeniata

Synonym: Marginella minor Jousseaume 1877

Belongs to Volvarina according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Hyalina (Volvarina) lustra, Marginella (Volvarina) kayalensis, Marginella (Volvarina) nitida, Marginella (Volvarina) oryzoides, Volvarina albolineata, Volvarina avena, Volvarina collina, Volvarina cossmanni, Volvarina leander, Volvarina nitida, Volvarina taeniolata, Volvarina tumulensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Ecuador (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ecuador (1)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Mexico (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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