Family Polygyridae Pilsbry 1895 (snail)

Gastropoda - Polygyridae

Parent taxon: Gastropoda according to B. A. Kittle and R. W. Portell 2010

See also Roth and Emberton 1994

Sister taxa: Acteonoidea, Admetidae, Alamirifica, Alectrionidae, Amphigastropoda, Archaeobranchia, Auroraella, Beekmanoceras, Bellerophontida, Bicuerda, Brachycerithium, Briardia, Bucardites, Buccinites, Bulimella, Bulimulidae, Bulimus, Capulus sellardsi, Cavolinioidea, Chartrionella, Chippewaella, Chlathrus, Chrysodomidae, Chuchleconus, Cithna, Cocculiniformia, Cyclostoma, Dextrobranchia, Dicathais, Dicosmus, Doliidae, Elmira, Eogastropoda, Euthyneura, Fruiticicoiidae, Gadinidae, Galeodea schencki, Galericulus, Globulitopa, Gordenella, Gryphellina, Hecatastoma, Helicarionoidea, Helicites, Helictes, Helminthoglyptidae, Holyneconcha, Hyalaea, Hypsogastropoda, Hyrcania, Isaea, Iteria, Juliidae, Liris, Lovonemetrida, Luoguella, Luoguispira, Lysechinus, Lysechinus incongruens, Mahajangina, Mathildidae, Microcochlis, Mitrularia, Neptuneidae, Neritaemorpha, Neritimorpha, Neritites, Notodelphinula, Opisthobranchia, Opisthonematidae, Orthogastropoda, Oxychilus, Pectinibranchia, Peraubium, Phorus, Pitonnellus, Platyostomella, Platystoma, Plectopyloidea, Plicatusidae, Pragoserpulinidae, Prasinidae, Prosobranchia, Pseudobrochidium, Pseudotylostoma, Ptenoglossa, Pteronotus, Pteropoda, Pulmonata, Pupillacea, Pythia, Rhytidopilidae, Rotellina, Scalariidae, Serpulopsis, Siphonaliidae, Sorbeoconcha, Spiraxidae, Spirgvaleia, Stramonita petrosa, Streptoneura, Stuorilda, Suprazonalia, Taeniodomus, Thatcheriidae, Tirolthilda, Tornatella, Tortifusus, Toxonema, Tripartella, Trochiletes, Trochonematoidea, Trochopsis, Trochotremaria, Trochulus, Urocoptidae, Zeminolia, Zlichovia

Subtaxa: Daedalochila Euchemotrema Patera Polygyra Triodopsis

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Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (6: Florida, Texas, Virginia collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (3: Florida, Montana)

• Eocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 12 collections including 18 occurrences

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