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Family Costellariidae MacDonald 1860 (ribbed mitre)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 59889

Synonyms: Vexillidae Thiele 1929 (no. 117053), Vexillinae Thiele 1929 (no. 62804)

Parent taxon: Muricoidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Babyloniidae, Coralliophilidae, Cystiscidae, Fulgerca, Harpidae, Marginellidae, Mitracea, Mitridae, Muricidae, Pholidotomidae, Pleioptygmatidae, Purpurellidae, Rachiglossa, Strepsiduridae, Taurasinae, Tudiclidae, Turbinellidae, Volutidae, Volutomitridae

Subtaxa: Austromitra, Conomitra, Mitridomus, Thala, Uromitra, Vexillum

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore