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Family Janthinidae Lamarck 1812 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia

PaleoDB taxon number: 60741

Parent taxon: Epitonioidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Epitoniidae, Nystiellidae, Scalacea, Epitoniacea

Subtaxa: Hartungia, Janthina, Recluzia

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic carnivore