Puncturella Lowe 1827 (puncturella)

Gastropoda - Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae

Parent taxon: Fissurellidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Abbott 1974, Farinati 1985, Kiel et al. 2010, Knight et al. 1960, Ladd 1982, Sepkoski 2002, Squires and Goedert 1996 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Altrix, Austriacopsis, Emarginulinae, Fissurellinae, Hemitoma, Leurolepas, Lucapina, Lucapinella, Nesta, Parmophorus, Subemarginula, Zeidora

Subtaxa: Puncturella (Cranopsis) Puncturella (Fissurisepta) Puncturella (Puncturella) Puncturella (Rixa) Puncturella conica Puncturella cooperi Puncturella cucullata Puncturella longifissa Puncturella mcleani Puncturella multistriata Puncturella noachina Puncturella rothi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer


• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Canada (4: British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Quebec), Greenland (2), Iceland (2), United States (23: Alaska, California, Maine, New Jersey, Oregon), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (2), Jamaica (3), Japan (3), Panama (1), United States (4: California), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (2), United States (5: Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Australia (1), Greenland (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 60 collections including 72 occurrences

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