Perissolax Gabb 1861 (fig shell)

Gastropoda - Ficoidea - Ficidae

Parent taxon: Ficidae according to Gardener 1940

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Perissolax blakei Perissolax brevirostris Perissolax tricarnatus

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Japan (3 collections), United States (28: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Paleocene of Mexico (1), United States (25: Alabama, California, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1), United States (2: California, Tennessee)

Total: 60 collections each including a single occurrence

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