Clithon Montfort 1810 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoidea - Neritidae

Alternative spellings: Neritina (Clithon), Theodoxus (Clithon)

Parent taxon: Neritidae according to H. S. Ladd 1966

See also Harzhauser 2007, Jensen 1996 and Oostingh 1935

Sister taxa: Corsania, Cryptonerita, Cuisenerita, Lyosoma, Mesoneritina, Natitaria, Neritinae, Neritininae, Neritodonta, Neritodryas, Neritoplica, Neritoptyx, Otostoma, Pisulina, Schwardtina, Smaragdiinae, Thalassonerita, Trachynerita, Velatella, Velatinae, Vitta

Subtaxa: Clithon (Clithon) Clithon (Pictoneritina) Clithon (Vittoclithon) Clithon oualaniensis

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), Mexico (1), Panama (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (3)

• Miocene of Fiji (1), Indonesia (2)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (2), France (2)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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