Rostellaria (Fusus) Bruguière 1789 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

Alternative spelling: Fusus

Parent taxon: Rostellaria according to d'Orbigny 1843

See also Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Tibia (Africoterebellum), Tibia (Aulacodiscus), Tibia (Hippochrene), Tibia (Tibia), Tibia (Tibiochilus), Tibia curta, Tibia indica, Tibia protofusus, Tibia pseudomokattamensis, Tibia samanaensis, Rostellaria columbaria, Rostellaria cancellata, Rostellaria plurimacosta, Rostellaria (Veatchia), Rostellaria bidigitata, Rostellaria securifera, Rostellaria palliata, Rostellaria gracilenta, Rostellaria macroptera

Subtaxa: Fusus abbreviatus Fusus aciculatus Fusus aldingensis Fusus alligatus Fusus angulatus Fusus antiquus Fusus argutus Fusus asperulus Fusus biplicatus Fusus buddhaicus Fusus citharellus Fusus clavellatus Fusus cochleatus Fusus coronatus Fusus crassus Fusus cuvirostris Fusus dumblei Fusus dumetosus Fusus exactus Fusus excisus Fusus ficulacus Fusus funiculatus Fusus funiculosus Fusus gippslandicus Fusus heptagonus Fusus hordeolus Fusus humei Fusus incompositus Fusus intortus Fusus javanus Fusus laevigatus Fusus longaevus Fusus marginatus Fusus minutus Fusus miocosmius Fusus nodosocarinatus Fusus nodulosus Fusus obscurus Fusus plicatus Fusus porrectus Fusus promensis Fusus rugosus Fusus scalaroides Fusus sculptilis Fusus sentocosus Fusus spiniferus Fusus striatulus Fusus subulatus Fusus terebralis Fusus tholoides Fusus torosus Fusus truncatulus Fusus uniplicatus Fusus variabilis Fusus warlii

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Type: Serratifusus craspedotus

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Morocco (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (3: Florida, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Greece (2), South Africa (5), the United Kingdom (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (4), Brazil (4), Chile (17), Italy (3), Myanmar (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Haiti (1), Myanmar (1), Somalia (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), France (3), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Japan (1), the United Kingdom (12), United States (2: Alabama, California)

• Paleocene of Argentina (2), Austria (3), Belgium (1), Denmark (6), Egypt (1), United States (12: Alabama, California, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (3), France (1), Mozambique (1), Poland (1), Switzerland (5), United States (9: Alabama, Arizona, Minnesota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Italy (5)

Total: 129 collections including 208 occurrences

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