Drepanocheilus Meek 1864 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae

Parent taxon: Anchurinae according to H. A. Kollmann 2009

See also Abbass 1967, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alarimella, Helicaulax, Pletzachia, Pseudanchura, Pugioptera

Subtaxa: Drepanocheilus (Tulochilus) Drepanocheilus bataviensis

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Denmark (1), Germany (1), Hungary (3)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1), Greenland (2)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (1), France (2), Germany (1), Indian Ocean (1), Mozambique (1), Poland (7), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (77: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Mississippi, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 107 collections including 120 occurrences

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