Nucellopsis Merle 2005 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Full reference: D. Merle. 2005. Nucellopsis (Gastropoda, Muricidae), a new genus from the paralic domain of the European Palaeogene. Comptes Rendus Palevol 4(1-2):177-189

Parent taxon: Muricidae according to D. Merle 2005

Sister taxa: Acanthotrophon, Aspella, Atractodon, Attiliosa, Austrotrophon, Babelomurex, Boreotrophon, Calothrophon, Calotrophon, Cathymorula, Coralliophilinae, Cymia, Dermomurex, Drupinae, Eofavartia, Ergalataxinae, Favartia, Hadriania, Haustrinae, Heteropurpura, Hexaplex, Homalocantha, Jaton, Lyrotyphis, Monoceros, Morula, Murexiella, Murexsul, Muricanthus, Muricidea, Muricinae, Muricopsinae, Muricopsis, Murotriton, Nucella, Ocenebra, Ocenebrinae, Ocinebrina, Ocinebrinae, Odontopolys, Orania, Pagodula, Phyllocoma, Ponderia, Pterochelus, Pteropurpura, Pterorhytis, Pterotyphis, Pterymarchia, Pterynotus, Purpura, Purpurellus, Pygmaepterys, Rapaninae, Reishia, Siphonochelus, Spinidrupa, Spinucella, Thaidinae, Thais, Trachypollia, Tripterotyphinae, Trophoninae, Typhinae, Typhinellus, Typhis, Vitularia, Yasila, Yunomys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (1 collection)

• Paleocene of France (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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