Belliscala Stephenson 1941 (wentletrap)

Gastropoda - Epitonioidea - Epitoniidae

Parent taxon: Epitoniidae according to R. L. Squires and L. R. Saul 2003

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: Aciculiscala, Acirsa, Acirsinae, Acrilla, Alora, Amaea, 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: Belliscala meta Belliscala petra Belliscala rockensis Belliscala suciense

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Greenland (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1), United States (20: Alabama, California, Delaware, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 22 collections including 24 occurrences

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