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Malea Valenciennes 1833 (tun shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Tonnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10086

Alternative spellings: Dolium (Malea), Tonna (Malea)

Synonym: Quimalea Iredale 1929 (taxon 10396)

Parent taxon: Tonnidae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

Sister taxa: Eudolium, Tonna, Tonninae

Subtaxa: Malea beui, Malea camura, Malea densecostata, Malea elliptica, Malea goliath, Malea mareana, Malea pomum, Malea quilonensis, Malea ringens, Malea springi, Quimalea pomum

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore