†subfamily Pisaniinae Gray 1857 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Synonym: Photinae Gray 1857

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Ponder and Warén 1988 and Vermeij 1997

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, Molopophorus, Monoptygma, Monostiolum, Nassa, Nassicola, Nawenia, Neosconsia, Nicema, Northia, Odontobasis, Pangoa, Paracominia, Pareuthria, Parvisipho, Pegocomptus, Penion, Perunassa, Phos, Pisania, Pomahakia, Proneptunea, Prosipho, Pseudofulgur, Pseudolivinae, Pseudoneptunea, Ptychosalpinx, Savatieria, Scalaspira, Searlesia, Siphonalia, Siphonalinae, Siphonofusus, Stantonella, Suessionia, Suessonia, Terebrifusus, Trominina, Truncaria, Varicosipho, Volutopsiinae, Wrigleya, Zelandiella

Subtaxa: Ameranna Austriumphis Chauvetia Hesperisternia Solenosteira

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Italy (2), Mexico (4), Morocco (5), Spain (1), United States (17: Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Colombia (3), Costa Rica (5), Ecuador (1), Panama (4), United States (2: California, Florida), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (9), the Dominican Republic (2), Panama (23), Peru (2), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (11: Florida, Georgia), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Austria (1), France (2)

Total: 105 collections including 127 occurrences

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