Oxystele (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Alternative spelling: Trochus (Oxystele)

Parent taxon: Canthardinae according to D. G. Herbert 2015

See also Donald et al. 2005, Kensley 1972, Sepkoski 2002 and White 1885

Sister taxa: Calliotrochus, Gibbula, Jujubinus, Priotrochus

Subtaxa: Oxystele tigrina Trochus (Oxystele) euryostomus

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer


• Quaternary of South Africa (5 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of South Africa (5)

• Miocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 12 collections including 15 occurrences

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