Keilostoma Deshayes 1848 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Diastomatidae

Synonym: Paryphostoma Bayan 1861

Parent taxon: Diastomatinae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Beu et al. 1990, Morellet and Morellet 1945, Sepkoski 2002 and Wenz 1938

Sister taxa: Aurelianella, Dialopsis, Telostoma

Subtaxa: Keilostoma californicum Keilostoma malingi

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (3 collections), France (5), New Zealand (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Nigeria (1), Poland (1), United States (4: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Mexico (1)

Total: 21 collections including 22 occurrences

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