Drepanochilus Meek 1864 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae

Parent taxon: Aporrhaidae according to T. Kase 1984

See also Sohl 1967

Sister taxa: Anchura, Anchurinae, Antarctohoges, Aporrhainae, Araeodactylus, Arrhoginae, Checchiaia, Chenopus, Diarthema, Dimorphosominae, Disoketa, Goniocheila, Harpagodinae, Kangilioptera, Perissopterinae, Peruchilus, Protohemichenopus, Pterocerellinae, Pugnellinae, Spinigerinae, Spinilomatinae, Strombites, Strombopugnellus, Struthiopterinae, Teneposita, Tibiaporrhais, Toarctocera, Trilemma, Tulochilus

Subtaxa: Drepanochilus calcaratus Drepanochilus nebrascensis

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (1 collection)

• Paleocene of United States (1: North Dakota)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (2), France (1), Japan (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (22: Arizona, California, Delaware, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 31 collections including 36 occurrences

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