Metaphos Olsson 1964 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Olsson 1964

Sister taxa: Accidenticulabrum, Aeneator, Agasoma, Aliofusus, Amarophos, Ancistrolepis, Antillophos, Aplus, Austrocominella, Austrofusus, Babylonia, Bailya, Beringiinae, Bolis, Brachysphingus, Buccininae, Buccinofusus, Buccinopsis, Buccinulum, Buccinum, Burnupena, Busyconinae, Caducifer, Calicantharus, Calophos, Cantharus, Chrysodomus, Clinopegma, Colinae, Colubraria, Colus, Cominella, Cymatophos, Cyrtochetus, Dipsaccus, Donovaniinae, Editharus, Egotistica, Engina, Enzinopsis, Eobuccinella, Euthrenopsis, Euthria, Fasciolariinae, Fusinus, Gemophos, Glaphyrina, Gordanops, Hanetia, Hindsia, Ilyanassa, Iredalula, Janiopsis, Kaiparanura, Kelletia, Khetella, Lacinia, Laevibuccinum, Latrunculus, Loochooia, Melongena, Metula, Monoptygma, Monostiolum, Nassa, Nassaria, Nassariinae, Nassicola, Nawenia, Neosconsia, Nicema, Northia, Odontobasis, Pangoa, Paracominia, Pareuthria, Parvisipho, Pegocomptus, Penion, Perunassa, 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: none

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ecuador (6 collections), Panama (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Grenada (2), Panama (6), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 21 collections including 26 occurrences

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