Aciculiscala Sohl 1963 (wentletrap)

Gastropoda - Epitonioidea - Epitoniidae

Parent taxon: Epitoniidae according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1966

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: Acirsa, Acirsinae, Acrilla, Alora, Amaea, Belliscala, Cerithiscala, Cirsotrema, Clathroscala, Clathrus, Claviscala, Confusiscala, Crossotrema, Dannevigena, Eglisia, Epitomium, Epitoniinae, Epitonium, Filiscala, Gregorioiscala, Gryoscala, Littoriniscala, Mazescala, Murdochella, Narvaliscala, Notacirsa, Nystiellinae, Opalia, Opaliinae, Papuliscala, Pliciscala, Problitora, Scalaria, Scalina, Sthenorytis, Turriscala, Variciscala, Funis, Australolaxispira

Subtaxa: Aciculiscala acuta Aciculiscala coffea Aciculiscala jacobi

View classification

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Louisiana, Texas collections)

• Cretaceous of United States (8: Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.