Sycodes Gabb 1868 (fig shell)

Gastropoda - Ficoidea - Ficidae

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1868. Section II. Cretaceous Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species. Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 127-205

Parent taxon: Ficidae according to R. L. Squires and R. Graham 2014

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Sycodes capensis Sycodes glabra

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Type: Ficus cypraeoides

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Umzamba River Mouth Caves (Cretaceous of South Africa)

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