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Pyruconus Olsson 1967 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 188678

Alternative spelling: Conus (Pyruconus)

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1967. Some Tertiary mollusks from South Florida and the Carribean. Paleontological Research Institute 1-61

Parent taxon: Conidae according to Tucker and Tenorio 2009

Sister taxa: Californiconus, Cariboconus, Conasprella, Conasprelloides, Coninae, Conorbinae, Conus, Cryptoconus, Dauciconus, Eugeniconus, Hortia, Kenyonia, Lamniconus, Moniliopsis, Oenopotinae, Parviconus, Perplexiconus, Plagioconus, Profundiconus, Pseudotominae, Puncticuliinae, Purpuriconus, Raphitominae, Seminoleconus, Siphopsinae

Subtaxa: Conus (Pyruconus) haytensis, Conus (Pyruconus) planitectum, Conus (Pyruconus) recognitus

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Type: Conus patricius

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore