Lyrischapa Aldrich 1911 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Synonym: Volutocristata Gardner and Bowles 1934

Full reference: T. H. Aldrich. 1911. New Eocene fossils from the southern Gulf states. Bulletins of American Paleontology 5(22):1-24

Parent taxon: Volutinae according to D. Merle and J. Pacaud 2014

See also Abbass 1967, Givens 1991, Perrilliat et al. 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Squires 1987 and Squires and Demetrion 1992

Sister taxa: Calliotectum, Callipara, Chiraluta, Cordilyria, Cryptochorda, Ctenilyria, Cymbiola, Falsilyria, Festilyria, Fusivoluta, Harpula, Harpulina, Leptoscapha, Lyreneta, Lyriini, Neptuneopsis, Pseudaulica, Teramachia, Voluta, Woodsivoluta

Subtaxa: Lyrischapa blanfordi Lyrischapa brevispira Lyrischapa haimei Lyrischapa harrisi Lyrischapa pyramida Lyrischapa sismondai Lyrischapa soudanense Lyrischapa spinifera Lyrischapa vredenburgi

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Eocene of Egypt (1 collection), Mexico (1), Pakistan (4), United States (10: Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Niger (2), Pakistan (1)

Total: 19 collections including 22 occurrences

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