Cyphoma Röding 1798 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Ovulidae

Alternative spelling: Ovula (Cyphoma)

Full reference: P. F. Röding. 1798. Museum Boltenianum, Pars Secunda continens conchlia, sive Testacea univalvia, bivalvia et multivalvia 1-199

Parent taxon: Ovulidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Schilder 1941, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodring 1973

Sister taxa: Calpurnus, Crenavolva, Cymbovula, Dentiovula, Hiatavolva, Ovulinae, Primovula, Prionovolva, Prionovolvinae, Procalpurnus, Prosimnia, Volva, Volvini

Subtaxa: Cyphoma (Pseudocyphoma) Cyphoma carolae Cyphoma finkli Cyphoma gibbosum Cyphoma miamiensis Cyphoma viaavensis

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Type: Bulla gibbosa

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of the Bahamas (2 collections), Bermuda (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

Total: 11 collections including 16 occurrences

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