Nassarius (Alectrion) Montfort 1810 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative spellings: Alectrion, Nassa (Alectrion)

Parent taxon: Nassarius according to G. Rosenberg et al. 2006

See also Hendy 2007, Ladd 1982, MacNeil 1960, Mansfield 1925, Oostingh 1935 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Nassaria cornelliana, Nassarius (Arcularia), Nassarius (Caesia), Nassarius (Catilon), Nassarius (Demondia), Nassarius (Hima), Nassarius (Hinia), Nassarius (Mirua), Nassarius (Nanarius), Nassarius (Nassarius), Nassarius (Niotha), Nassarius (Plicarcularia), Nassarius (Schizopyga), Nassarius (Tritiaria), Nassarius (Tritonella), Nassarius (Uzita), Nassarius (Zeuxis), Nassarius albescens, Nassarius antillarum, Nassarius bellulus, Nassarius burchardi, Nassarius cabrierensis, Nassarius chowanensis, Nassarius coronatus, Nassarius crematus, Nassarius dorsatus, Nassarius gayi, Nassarius gigantulus, Nassarius glans, Nassarius granulatus, Nassarius hylus, Nassarius incrassatus, Nassarius janschloegli, Nassarius karinae, Nassarius kochianus, Nassarius luridus, Nassarius nodicinctus, Nassarius pagodus, Nassarius papillosus, Nassarius pauperus, Nassarius persicus, Nassarius prysmaticus, Nassarius pullus, Nassarius pygmaeus, Nassarius reductus, Nassarius repititi, Nassarius salina, Nassarius schizopyga, Nassarius scopularcus, Nassarius sopora, Nassarius splendidulus, Nassarius taeniolatus, Nassarius thielei, Nassarius trinitatensis, Nassarius trivittatoides

Subtaxa: Alectrion losquemadica Alectrion merenda Alectrion ranuncula Nassarius (Alectrion) ovoideus Nassarius (Alectrion) ovum Nassarius (Alectrion) pseudomundus Nassarius (Alectrion) vanesi

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Indonesia (7), the Philippines (4), United States (4: Florida)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), India (3), Indonesia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (3: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 34 collections including 57 occurrences

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