Clathrus Oken 1815 (wentletrap)

Gastropoda - Epitonioidea - Epitoniidae

Alternative spellings: Epitonium (Clathrus), Scala (Clathrus)

Parent taxon: Epitoniidae according to L. G. Brown and B. D. Neville 2015

See also Durham 1937, Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948, Ladd 1972, Mandic et al. 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Vredenburg 1928

Sister taxa: Aciculiscala, Acirsa, Acirsinae, Acrilla, Alora, Amaea, Belliscala, Cerithiscala, Cirsotrema, Clathroscala, 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: Clathrus gajensis Epitonium (Clathrus) weaveri

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (3 collections), United States (3: Florida, North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Fiji (1), France (1), Germany (3), India (1), Pakistan (4), Poland (1)

• Oligocene of Japan (1)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 21 collections including 27 occurrences

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