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Cymatium Röding 1798 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 9721

Alternative spellings: Triton (Cymatium), Tritonium (Cymatium)

Synonyms: Lotorium Montfort 1810 (no. 108560), Lottorium Montfort 1810 (no. 337245), Luterium Herrmannsen 1847 (no. 337246), Nyctilochus Gistel 1848 (no. 158988), Tritocurrus Lesson 1842 (no. 337247)

Parent taxon: Ranellidae according to A. G. Beu 2010

Sister taxa: Argobuccinum, Biplex, Cantharulus, Cymatiinae, Haurokoa, Monoplex, Neptunellininae, Personinae, Ranellinae, Trachytriton

Subtaxa: Cymatium (Cymatium), Cymatium (Gelagna), Cymatium (Gutturnium), Cymatium (Lotoria), Cymatium cecilianum, Cymatium femorale, Cymatium praefemorale

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore