Cornulina Conrad 1853 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Alternative spelling: Melongena (Cornulina)

Parent taxon: Melongenidae according to M. D. Perrilliat et al. 2006

See also Olsson 1928, Palmer 1937 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Busyconinae, Deussenia, Echinofulgurinae, Fascioplex, Fyfea, Levifusus, Lomirosa, Melongeninae, Nipponitys, Palaeatractus, Protobusycon, Pseudomazzalina, Pugilina, Pyrifusus, Saginafusus, Saturnus, Sycostoma, Torquifer, Tropochasca, Volema

Subtaxa: Cornulina (Afrocornulina) Cornulina armigera Cornulina levifusoides Cornulina minax

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Type: Cornulina armigera

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Colombia (2 collections), Mexico (3), Nigeria (1), Peru (3), the United Kingdom (8), United States (50: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas), Venezuela (2)

• Paleocene of Mali (1), Nigeria (1), United States (12: Alabama, Louisiana, Texas)

Total: 83 collections including 88 occurrences

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