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Axelella Petit 1988 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10818

Synonym: Olssonella Petit 1970 [replaced name] (taxon 11448)

Full reference: R. E. Petit. 1988. Axella, new name for Olssonella Petit, 1970, a preocuppied taxon (Mollusca: Cancellariacea). The Nautilus 102(3):130

Parent taxon: Cancellariinae according to B. Landau et al. 2012

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

Subtaxa: Axelella bifoliata, Axelella campbelli, Axelella cativa, Axelella desmotis, Axelella emblema, Axelella firma, Axelella funiculata, Axelella panamica, Axelella scalatella, Axelella smithii, Axelella spheniodostoma, Axelella thisbe, Axelella vokesae, Axelella williamsi, Axelella yara

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore