Janthina RÅ¡ding 1798 (snail)

Gastropoda - Ptenoglossa - Janthinidae

Synonym: Heligmope Tate 1893

Parent taxon: Janthinidae according to B. Wilson 1993

See also Beu et al. 1990, Sepkoski 2002 and Tomida et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Hartungia, Recluzia

Subtaxa: Janthina typica

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic carnivore


• Quaternary of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Greece (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), New Zealand (3)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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