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Phrontis Adams and Adams 1853 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 11520

Alternative spelling: Nassarius (Phrontis)

Parent taxon: Nassariidae according to E. J. Petuch and C. E. Roberts 2007

Sister taxa: Amyclina, Bathynassa, Bullia, Bulliinae, Bulliopsis, Colwellia, Cyllene, Cylleninae, Dorsaninae, Engoniophos, Ilyanassa, Leptarius, Nassaria, Nassariinae, Pallacera, Profundinassa, Pseudostrombus, Psilarius, Sudonassarius

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore