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Melo Broderip 1826 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 61089

Synonym: Melocorona Pilsbry and Olsson 1954 (taxon 84367)

Parent taxon: Zidoninae according to B. Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Adelomelon, Alcithoe, Ericusa, Guivillea, Harpovoluta, Iredalina, Livonia, Mauira, Mauithoe, Metamelon, Miomelon, Notopeplum, Pachycymbiola, Pachymelon, Palaeomelon, Palomelon, Sigaluta, Spinomelon, Teremelon, Zidona, Zygomelon

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore