Perunassa Olsson 1932 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative spelling: Nassa (Perunassa)

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1932. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 5, Miocene Mollusca. Bulletins of American Paleontology 19(68):1-272

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to A. A. Olsson 1932

See also Olsson 1964 and Pilsbry and Olsson 1941

Sister taxa: Accidenticulabrum, Aeneator, Agasoma, Aliofusus, Amarophos, Ancistrolepis, Antillophos, Aplus, Austrocominella, Austrofusus, Babylonia, Bailya, Beringiinae, Bolis, Brachysphingus, Buccininae, Buccinopsis, Buccinulum, Buccinum, Burnupena, Caducifer, Calicantharus, Cantharus, Chrysodomus, Clinopegma, Colinae, Colubraria, Colus, Cominella, Cymatophos, Cyrtochetus, Dipsaccus, Donovaniinae, Editharus, Egotistica, Engina, Enzinopsis, Eobuccinella, Euthrenopsis, Euthria, Gemophos, Hanetia, Hindsia, Iredalula, Janiopsis, Kaiparanura, Kelletia, Khetella, Lacinia, Laevibuccinum, Latrunculus, Loochooia, Metaphos, Metula, Monoptygma, Monostiolum, Nassa, Nassicola, Nawenia, Neosconsia, Nicema, Northia, Odontobasis, Pangoa, Paracominia, Pareuthria, Parvisipho, Pegocomptus, Penion, Phos, Pisania, Pisaniinae, Pomahakia, Proneptunea, Prosipho, Pseudofulgur, Pseudolivinae, Pseudoneptunea, Ptychosalpinx, Savatieria, Scalaspira, Searlesia, Siphonalia, Siphonalinae, Siphonofusus, Stantonella, Suessionia, Suessonia, Terebrifusus, Trominina, Truncaria, Varicosipho, Volutopsiinae, Wrigleya, Zelandiella

Subtaxa: Nassa (Perunassa) ecuadoriana

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ecuador (4 collections)

• Miocene of Colombia (2), Ecuador (3), Venezuela (1)

Total: 10 collections including 11 occurrences

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