Faunus Montfort 1810 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Pachychilidae

Synonyms: Ebena Schumacher 1817, Melanamona Bowdich 1822, Pirena

Parent taxon: Pachychilidae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Nagao 1928, Nagao 1928, Olsson 1931, Sepkoski 2002 and Vaught et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Anaplocamidae, Charadreon, Eginea, Jponsia, Melanatria, Moniquia, Paludomus

Subtaxa: Faunus (Pseudofaunus) Faunus nipponicus Faunus paytensis Pirena torta

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

• Oligocene of Peru (2), Romania (3)

• Eocene of Colombia (3), France (3), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), Japan (8), Panama (2), Peru (4), Spain (27), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (3)

• Paleocene of Iraq (1)

Total: 65 collections including 66 occurrences

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