†subfamily Volutoderminae Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Alternative spelling: Volutodermatinae

Parent taxon: Volutidae according to L. R. Saul and R. L. Squires 2008

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Saul and Popenoe 1993 and Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: Alcithoinae, Amoria, Amoriinae, Athletinae, Aurinia, Benthovoluta, Calliotectinae, Closia, Cymbiinae, Cymbium, Enaeta, Eucymba, Fulgorariinae, Gosavia, Haliinae, Involuta, Notopeplum, Notoplejona, Notovoluta, Odontocymbiolinae, Pavora, Phenacoptygma, Scaphella, Scaphellinae, Teremachia, Volutilithinae, Volutinae, Yetinae, Zidoninae

Subtaxa: Carota Longoconcha Pakiluta Retipirula Varens Volutoderma Volutomorpha

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Pakistan (2 collections), United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of United States (7: California, New Jersey, Texas)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Brazil (1), Cameroon (1), the Congo-Brazzaville (2), Egypt (4), Germany (3), Israel (1), Mexico (2), Mozambique (1), South Africa (1), United States (173: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 201 collections including 282 occurrences

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