Melanatria Bowdich 1822 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Pachychilidae

Alternative spelling: Faunus (Melanatria)

Parent taxon: Pachychilidae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Fischer 1885, Ladd 1972, Nagao 1928, Sepkoski 2002 and Woods 1922

Sister taxa: Anaplocamidae, Charadreon, Eginea, Faunus, Jponsia, Moniquia, Paludomus

Subtaxa: Faunus (Melanatria) kahoensis Melanatria acanthica Melanatria beldingi Melanatria bosniaca Melanatria dimorphica Melanatria escheri Melanatria propinqua Melanatria venusta Melanatria ypresiana

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer


• Miocene of Fiji (1 collection)

• Eocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Colombia (2), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), Japan (2), Mexico (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Colombia (2), Poland (3)

• Paleogene of Japan (1)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Spain (1), United States (5: North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 25 collections including 27 occurrences

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