Niso Risso 1826 (snail)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae

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

See also Dockery 1977, Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948, MacNeil 1960, Martin 1904, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002, Wienrich 2001 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Anteglosia, Apicalia, Asterolamia, Asterophilidae, Chileutomia, Coroniscala, Curveulima, Echineulima, Entoconchidae, Eulima, Eulitoma, Fusceulima, Hebeulima, Hemiliostraca, Hoplopteron, Hordeulima, Hypermastus, Leutzenia, Lissochilina, Margineulima, Megadenus, Melanella, Melanellidae, Microstilifer, Mucronalia, Paedophoropodidae, Parvioris, Peasistilifer, Pelseneeria, Pictobalcis, Polygireulima, Pulicicochlea, Pyramidelloides, Rostreulima, Sabinella, Scalenostoma, Sticteulima, Stilapex, Stilifer, Stiliferidae, Thyca, Trochostilifer, Vitreobalcis, Vitreolina

Subtaxa: Niso (Niso) Niso eburnea Niso lineata Niso umbilicata

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Type: Niso eburnea

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Ecuador (2), Italy (2), Jamaica (1), Japan (3), United States (5: Florida, North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (3), India (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (2), Mexico (1), Panama (8), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (6), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Australia (1), Austria (4), Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Germany (21), Grenada (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (33), the Russian Federation (1), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (1: California), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), France (3), Germany (1), Indonesia (1), New Zealand (3), Panama (4), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (20: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (1), United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 165 collections including 171 occurrences

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