Biplex Perry 1811 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative spellings: Argobuccinum (Biplex), Ranella (Biplex)

Parent taxon: Ranellidae according to A. G. Beu 2005

See also Dey 1961, Ladd 1977, MacNeil 1960, Sepkoski 2002, Vredenburg 1925 and Wilson 1993

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

Subtaxa: Biplex pulchellum

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (2 collections), Vanuatu (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), India (2), Japan (1)

• Cretaceous of Poland (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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