Tegula Lesson 1835 (snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Tegulidae

Parent taxon: Tegulinae according to T. J. DeVries 2007

See also Abbott 1974, Addicott 1970, Bouchet et al. 2005, Durham 1944, Sepkoski 2002, Squires and Saul 2005, Todd 2001 and Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Agathistoma, Cantallocostoma, Intistoma

Subtaxa: Tegula (Tegula) Tegula forbesi Tegula jeanae Tegula marylandicum Tegula masiasi Tegula melaleucos Tegula pellisserpentis Tegula tridentata

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Type: Trochus pellisserpentis

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Chile (1), Ecuador (2), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Mexico (32), Panama (1), Peru (3), United States (29: California, Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (3: California, Florida)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (2), Mexico (1), United States (3: California, Florida, Oregon), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (4), Japan (1), Peru (3), United States (4: California, Delaware, Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (2: California)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

Total: 101 collections including 137 occurrences

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