Bufonaria Schumacher 1817 (frog shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Bursidae

Alternative spellings: Bursa (Bufonaria), Ranella (Bufonaria)

Synonyms: Bursa (Chasmotheca) Dall 1904, Chasmotheca Dall 1904

Parent taxon: Bursidae according to A. G. Beu 2005

See also MacNeil 1960, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002, Vredenburg 1925 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Bursa, Bursina, Crossata, Dulcerana, Hanaibursa, Marsupina, Olequahia, Ranellina, Tutufa

Subtaxa: Bufonaria (Bufonaria) Bufonaria elegans

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Fiji (1 collection), Saudi Arabia (1), Taiwan (9), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (2), Pakistan (1), South Africa (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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