Ilyanassa Stimpson 1865 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative spelling: Nassarius (Ilyanassa)

Parent taxon: Nassariidae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Clark 1906, Gardner 1943, Gardner 1948, Martin 1904, Olsson 1967 and Spencer and Campbell 1987

Sister taxa: Amyclina, Bathynassa, Bullia, Bulliinae, Bulliopsis, Colwellia, Cyllene, Cylleninae, Dorsaninae, Engoniophos, Leptarius, Molopophorus, Nassaria, Nassariinae, Pallacera, Phrontis, Profundinassa, Pseudostrombus, Psilarius, Sudonassarius

Subtaxa: Ilyanassa (Paranassa) Ilyanassa arata Ilyanassa corbis Ilyanassa granifera Ilyanassa harpuloides Ilyanassa irrorata Ilyanassa isogramma Ilyanassa johnsoni Ilyanassa marthae Ilyanassa obsoleta Ilyanassa scalaspira Ilyanassa schizopyga Ilyanassa sexdentata Ilyanassa trivittata Ilyanassa wilmingtonensis

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (63: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (16: Florida, North Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 80 collections including 141 occurrences

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