Ficus carbasea Guppy 1866 (fig shell)

Gastropoda - Ficoidea - Ficidae

Alternative combinations: Ficula carbasea, Pyrula carbasea

Synonym: Pyrula trinitaria Maury 1925

Belongs to Ficus according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

Sister taxa: Ficus (Diconoficus), Ficus (Ficus), Ficus (Trophosycon), Ficus affinis, Ficus allenmanae, Ficus bernardi, Ficus carolina, Ficus carriacouensis, Ficus chinguensis, Ficus chiraensis, Ficus colombiana, Ficus communis, Ficus concinnus, Ficus condita, Ficus conditus, Ficus decussata, Ficus distans, Ficus gibsonsmithi, Ficus greenwoodii, Ficus harrisi, Ficus huzayeni, Ficus inaequalis, Ficus kachhensis, Ficus knowltoni, Ficus lanzi, Ficus lindae, Ficus lisselonga, Ficus lisselongata, Ficus mississippiensis, Ficus nexilis, Ficus pamotanensis, Ficus paraensis, Ficus pilsbryi, Ficus plectatus, Ficus restorationensis, Ficus variegata, Ficus woodringi

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Colombia (8), Panama (11), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Venezuela (8)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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