Sveltella Cossmann 1889 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

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

See also Hickman 1980 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anapepta, Aphera, Axelella, Bivetiella, Bivetopsia, Cancellaria, Cancelrana, Coptostoma, Euclia, Fusiaphera, Gergovia, Inglisella, Maorivetia, Marianarona, Mariasveltia, Massyla, Narona, Oamaruia, Pepta, Pezantia, Pisanella, Plesiocerithium, Pristimerica, Pyruclia, Sydaphera, Tatara, Ventrilia, Vercomaris

Subtaxa: Sveltella arenaria Sveltella carinata Sveltella exiliplex Sveltella keaseyesis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: Washington collection)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (10), United States (22: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Denmark (5), Greenland (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 40 collections including 49 occurrences

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