Fartulum Carpenter 1857 (snail)

Gastropoda - Truncatelloidea - Caecidae

Alternative spelling: Caecum (Fartulum)

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

See also Beu et al. 1990, Ladd 1972, Sepkoski 2002 and Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Bambusum, Caecinae, Caecum, Ctiloceras, Ctiloceratinae, Elephantanellum, Elephantulum, Meioceras, Micranellium, Micranellum, Ponderoceras, Strebloceras, Strebloceratinae

Subtaxa: Caecum (Fartulum) digitulum Caecum (Fartulum) pertenuis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Marshall Islands (1 collection), Mexico (3), United States (12: California)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (5)

• Miocene of the Marshall Islands (3), New Zealand (1)

Total: 25 collections including 35 occurrences

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