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Ecphora

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Ecphora was named by Conrad (1843) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u T Plio-l Sepkoski's reference number: 123,909]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Purpuridae by Martin (1904); to Rapaninae by Sohl (1964) and Ward (1992); to Ecphorinae by Petuch (1992); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Ecphora Conrad
1904Ecphora Martin p. 206
1964Ecphora Sohl p. 173
1992Ecphora Petuch p. 68
1992Ecphora Ward p. 121
2002Ecphora Sepkoski

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropoda
subclassCaenogastropoda(Cox 1959)
RankNameAuthor
Sorbeoconcha(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
Hypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
superorderLatrogastropodaRiedel 2000
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyRapaninaeGray 1853
genusEcphoraConrad 1843

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

G. †Ecphora Conrad 1843
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Subg. †Ecphora (Ecphora) Wilson 1987
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Subg. †Ecphora (Stenomphalus) Sandberger 1861
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Subg. †Ecphora (Trisecphora) Petuch 1988
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Ecphora gardnerae Wilson 1987
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Ecphora gardnerae germonae Ward and Gilinsky 1988
Ecphora kochi Ward and Gilinsky 1988
Ecphora meganae Ward and Gilinsky 1988
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Ecphora meganae williamsi Ward and Gilinsky 1988
Ecphora meganae meganae Ward and Gilinsky 1988
Ecphora pamlico Wilson 1987
Ecphora quadricostata Conrad 1830
Ecphora tampaensis Dall 1890
Ecphora tricostata Martin 1904
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:22:24
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:22:24
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Maastrichtian to the top of the Late/Upper Pliocene or 72.10000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (121 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Delaware) E. sp. (6135)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Mississippi) E. proquadricostata (32141)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) E. proquadricostata (7513)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Tennessee) E. proquadricostata (88357)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0USA (Tennessee) E. proquadricostata (7515)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Tennessee) E. proquadricostata (205445)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Mississippi) E. proquadricostata (7600)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Mississippi) E. proquadricostata (7590 7591 7592 7593 7609) E. sp. (4101)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Alabama) E. sp. (4230)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1USA (North Carolina) E. wheeleri (4880)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03USA (Virginia) E. sp. (61287)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Germany E. sp. (70002)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03USA (North Carolina) E. tampaensis (71651 71652)
Chattian - Aquitanian28.1 - 20.44USA (Florida) Rapana tampaensis (60985 61051)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (Virginia) E. tampaensis (60658)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (New Jersey) E. tricostata (59720 59722)
Aquitanian - Langhian23.03 - 13.82USA (North Carolina) E. aurora, E. pamlico (48887)
Early/Lower Miocene - Langhian23.03 - 13.82USA (North Carolina) E. aurora (173101) E. tricostata (173047)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Virginia) E. gardnerae (61276)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (Delaware) E. tricostata (18579)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (Maryland) E. sp. (79101) E. tricostata (70591)
Burdigalian - Serravallian20.44 - 11.62USA (Maryland) E. tricostata (60858)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Maryland) E. meganae (71634) E. quadricostata (70819 70823) E. scientistensis (71615) E. sp. (71647) E. tricostata (55517 60379 68975 69024) E. turneri (45502)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62USA (Maryland) E. chesapeakensis (71533) E. meganae (70828 70832 70844 70846 71641 71648) E. meganae, E. quadricostata (60376 70830) E. quadricostata (13408 55396 70842) E. sp. (79103 79104 79106 79107 79108 79109 79110 79111 79112 79113 79114 79116 79352 79353) E. tampaensis, E. quadricostata (70856)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62USA (Virginia) E. quadricostata (13407)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (Florida) E. whiteoakensis (79963)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (Virginia) E. gardnerae (71625 71632 71637)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (Maryland) E. gardnerae (70853 71636) E. quadricostata (70851)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333USA (Virginia) E. gardnerae (59295) E. kochi (59296) E. sp. (79752 79756)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333USA (Maryland) E. gardnerae (51722 51727 59303 59304) E. quadricostata (81519) E. tricostata (68978)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333USA (Virginia) E. gardnerae (71626 71628) E. kochi (71536 71618 71619 71623 71655)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6USA (Virginia) E. quadricostata (59297)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6USA (Florida) E. pachycostata, E. roxanae (79961) E. quadricostata (79962)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6USA (Virginia) E. quadricostata (71620 71624)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6USA (South Carolina) E. quadricostata (60940)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588USA (Florida) E. striatula (146873)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588USA (Virginia) E. quadricostata (96535)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Florida) E. floridana, E. violetae, E. bradleyae, E. quadricostata (79960) E. quadricostata (79761 79764 79959 179591)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (South Carolina) E. bradleyae (60942)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Virginia) E. quadricostata (60660 78262 78265 78266 78268 78270 78272 78273 79245 79709) E. sp. (80036 80038 80040)