Argobuccinum Bruguière 1792 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative spelling: Ranella (Argobuccinum)

Synonyms: Gondwanula Finlay 1926, Mediargo Terry 1968

Parent taxon: Ranellidae according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Kensley and Pether 1986, Landau et al. 2007, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Biplex, Cantharulus, Cymatiinae, Cymatium, Haurokoa, Monoplex, Neptunellininae, Personinae, Ranellinae, Trachytriton

Subtaxa: Argobuccinum (Argobuccinum) Argobuccinum (Fusitriton) Argobuccinum casus Argobuccinum pustulosum

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Chile (1 collection), Namibia (2), South Africa (4), United States (2: California, Oregon)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Pliocene of Japan (6), South Africa (3), United States (4: California, Oregon)

• Miocene of Japan (1), United States (3: Alaska)

• Oligocene of United States (3: Alaska, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (2: Oregon)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), United States (2: Oregon)

Total: 35 collections including 36 occurrences

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