Ranella Lamarck 1816 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative spelling: Argobuccinum (Ranella)

Parent taxon: Cymatiidae according to R. L. Squires 1983

See also Beu 1978, Hendy 2007, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Cubestana, Distorsioninae

Subtaxa: Ranella anglica Ranella antiqua Ranella chilena Ranella domenginica Ranella gemmifera Ranella intercostalis Ranella junghuhni Ranella katherineae Ranella leucostoma Ranella magnifica Ranella olearium Ranella poppelacki Ranella prattii Ranella promensis Ranella tubercularis Ranella vancouverensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Italy (1), Namibia (1), Spain (1), Sudan (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Pliocene of Spain (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), France (2), India (3), Indonesia (3), Myanmar (1), Poland (1), Spain (1), United States (1: Florida), Vanuatu (1)

• Oligocene of Myanmar (1), Pakistan (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1), Mexico (2), United States (15: Alabama, California, Texas)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (1), Greenland (1), United States (12: Alabama, Texas, Virginia)

Total: 56 collections including 59 occurrences

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