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Nihonia MacNeil 1960 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 11421

Full reference: F. S. MacNeil. 1960. Tertiary and Quaternary Gastropoda of Okinawa: A comparison of the late Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene Gastropoda of Okinawa with related faunas of East Asia together with a resume of the geological setting of the fossiliferous deposits. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 339:1-148

Parent taxon: Cochlespiridae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Aforia, Apiotoma, Chesasyrinx, Clavosurcula, Cochlespira, Nannoidella, Pyrgospira, Sibogasyrinx, Tropisurcula

Subtaxa: Nihonia pervigo, Nihonia shimajiriensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore