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Simnia Risso 1826 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Ovulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10466

Alternative spelling: Ovula (Simnia)

Synonyms: Amphiperas (Neosimnia) Fischer 1884 (no. 340835), Calpurna Fleming 1828 (no. 9581), Neosimnia Fischer 1884 (no. 10171), Ovula (Neosimnia) Fischer 1884 (no. 108579), Simnia (Calpurna) Fleming 1828 (no. 342578), Simnia (Neosimnia) Fischer 1884 (no. 340270), Subsimnia Cate 1973 (no. 338044), Turbovula Cate 1973 (no. 338052)

Parent taxon: Ovulinae according to L. Dolin and P. Lozouet 2004

Sister taxa: Ovula, Phenacovolva, Pseudosimnia, Simnialena

Subtaxa: Neosimnia (Neosimnia), Neosimnia leathesi, Neosimnia pliomajor, Neosimnia puana, Simnia (Calpurna) cookei, Simnia (Neosimnia) cristata, Simnia (Neosimnia) puella, Simnia (Neosimnia) semen, Simnia (Simnia), Simnia (Spiculata), Simnia leathesi, Simnia limondinae, Simnia loebbeckeana, Simnia pacaudi, Simnia rostralina, Simnia spelta, Simnia subcarnea, Simnia subtruncata, Simnia texana, Simnia wisewoodae

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore