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Lyrischapa Aldrich 1911 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 11297

Synonym: Volutocristata Gardner and Bowles 1934 (taxon 351332)

Full reference: T. H. Aldrich. 1911. New Eocene fossils from the southern Gulf states. Bulletins of American Paleontology 5(22):1-24

Parent taxon: Volutinae according to D. Merle and J. Pacaud 2014

Sister taxa: Calliotectum, Callipara, Chiraluta, Cordilyria, Ctenilyria, Cymbiola, Falsilyria, Festilyria, Fusivoluta, Harpula, Harpulina, Leptoscapha, Lyreneta, Lyriini, Neptuneopsis, Pseudaulica, Teramachia, Voluta, Woodsivoluta

Subtaxa: Lyrischapa blanfordi, Lyrischapa brevispira, Lyrischapa haimei, Lyrischapa harrisi, Lyrischapa pyramida, Lyrischapa sismondai, Lyrischapa soudanense, Lyrischapa spinifera, Lyrischapa vredenburgi

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore