Rhinoclavis Swainson 1840 (cerith snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Synonyms: Cerithium (Vertagus) Schumacher 1817, Clava Martyn 1784, Vertagus Schumacher 1817

Parent taxon: Cerithiinae according to M. Harzhauser 2007

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Harzhauser 2004, Hendy 2007, Hoerle 1972, Kohn and Arua 1999, Ladd 1972, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Sepkoski 2002, Shuto 1978, Todd 2001, Vredenburg 1925 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Cerithium, Clypeomorus, Colina, Druidwilsonia, Gourmya, Iddingsia, Voysa, Wendella

Subtaxa: Cerithium (Vertagus) rudloffi Clava (Clava) Clava (Clavocerithium) Clava (Pseudovertagus) Clava (Semivertagus) Clava (Striovertagus) Clava alajuela Clava aspera Clava costaricana Clava plebeia Rhinoclavis (Hopkinsiana) Rhinoclavis (Longicerithium) Rhinoclavis (Ochetoclava) Rhinoclavis (Proclava) Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis) Rhinoclavis ampullosa Rhinoclavis articulata Rhinoclavis aspera Rhinoclavis bituberculata Rhinoclavis brettinghami Rhinoclavis fasciata Rhinoclavis kochi Rhinoclavis orditus Rhinoclavis sinensis Rhinoclavis submelanoides Rhinoclavis vertagus Rhinoclavis voglinoi Vertagus kachhensis Vertagus oligoasper

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Type: Murex vertagus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (6 collections), Djibouti (2), Eritrea (2), Fiji (1), French Polynesia (1), Guam (2), Japan (2), Kenya (6), the Marshall Islands (2), Mozambique (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (2), the Philippines (1), Saudi Arabia (4), the Seychelles (5), South Africa (5), Sudan (1), United States (3: Florida, Hawaii), Vanuatu (1)

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

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (7), Indonesia (4), Jamaica (6), Japan (3), Pakistan (2), the Philippines (2), United States (2: Florida), Vanuatu (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (9)

• Miocene of Australia (4), Brazil (1), Colombia (18), the Dominican Republic (49), Fiji (1), Grenada (2), India (1), Indonesia (11), Japan (5), the Marshall Islands (4), Panama (6), United States (30: Florida), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene of Greece (2), Oman (2)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Romania (1), Somalia (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1), Poland (3), United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 239 collections including 279 occurrences

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