Subfamily Mitrinae Swainson 1831 (mitre shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mitridae

Parent taxon: Mitridae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Davoli 2000, MacNeil 1960, Ponder and Warén 1988, Sohl 1964, Sohl 1964, Stilwell et al. 2004, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Cylindromitrinae, Dentrimitra, Imbricariinae, Mesorhytis, Mitra, Mitra (Isara), Mitra (Mitra), Mitraria, Pterygia, Pyrenomitra, Scabricola

Subtaxa: Fusimitra Paleofusimitra

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection), Ecuador (1), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Colombia (1), Germany (1), Japan (1), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

• Oligocene of Mexico (3), United States (6: Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), United States (44: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (2), France (1), Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (7: Mississippi, New Jersey)

Total: 79 collections including 81 occurrences

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