Ficopsis Conrad 1866 (fig shell)

Gastropoda - Ficoidea - Ficidae

Alternative spelling: Ficus (Ficopsis)

Parent taxon: Ficidae according to M. Harzhauser 2002

See also Abbass 1967, Le Renard and Pacaud 1995, Palmer 1923, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Squires 1988 and Turner 1938

Sister taxa: Austroficopsis, Bulbificopsis, Ficus, Fusoficula, Gonysycon, Perissolax, Priscoficus, Pseudogaleodea, Sycodes, Thalassocyon, Urosyca

Subtaxa: Ficopsis (Fulguroficus) Ficopsis furlongi Ficopsis meganosensis Ficopsis moharrami Ficopsis multiformis Ficopsis otaria Ficopsis remondii Ficopsis tuberculata Ficopsis viejoensis Ficus (Ficopsis) tricarinatus

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (2 collections), France (3), Germany (1), Italy (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (5), the Netherlands Antilles (2), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (206: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Colombia (2), Greenland (3), Poland (2), United States (6: California, Texas)

Total: 242 collections including 284 occurrences

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