Agasoma Gabb 1868 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1868. Section I. Tertiary Invertebrate Fossils. Part II. Description of New Species (Continued). Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 39-64

Parent taxon: Buccinidae according to M. A. Snyder 2003

See also Clark and Arnold 1923 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Accidenticulabrum, Aeneator, Aliofusus, Amarophos, Ancistrolepis, Antillophos, Aplus, Austrocominella, Austrofusus, Babylonia, Bailya, Beringiinae, Bolis, Brachysphingus, Buccininae, Buccinopsis, Buccinulum, Buccinum, Burnupena, Caducifer, Cantharus, Chrysodomus, Clinopegma, Colinae, Colubraria, Colus, Cominella, Cymatophos, Cyrtochetus, Dipsaccus, Donovaniinae, Editharus, Egotistica, Engina, Enzinopsis, Eobuccinella, Euthrenopsis, Euthria, Gemophos, Hanetia, Hindsia, Iredalula, Janiopsis, Kaiparanura, Kelletia, Khetella, Lacinia, Laevibuccinum, Latrunculus, Loochooia, Metaphos, Metula, Monoptygma, Monostiolum, Nassa, Nawenia, Neosconsia, Nicema, Northia, Odontobasis, Pangoa, Paracominia, Parancistrolepidinae, Pareuthria, Parkeristoma, Parvisipho, Pegocomptus, Penion, Perunassa, Phos, Pisania, Pisaniinae, Pisaninae, Pomahakia, Proneptunea, Prosipho, Pseudofulgur, Pseudolivinae, Pseudoneptunea, Ptychosalpinx, Savatieria, Scalaspira, Searlesia, Siphonalia, Siphonalinae, Siphonofusus, Stantonella, Suessionia, Suessonia, Tasmeuthria, Terebrifusus, Trominina, Truncaria, Varicosipho, Volutopsiinae, Wrigleya, Zelandiella

Subtaxa: Agasoma (Trophosycon) Agasoma andersoni Agasoma barkerianum Agasoma gravidum Agasoma oregonense Agasoma sinuatum

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Type: Clavella gravida

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Oligocene of United States (11: California)

• Eocene of United States (4: California, Oregon)

Total: 16 collections including 17 occurrences

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