Potamides Brongniart 1810 (horn snail)

Gastropoda - Cerithioidea - Potamididae

Alternative spelling: Potomides

Synonym: Escoffieria Fontannes 1880

Parent taxon: Potamididae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Adegoke 1977, Bouchet et al. 2005, Clark 1918, Devries 2019, Givens and Kennedy 1976, Harzhauser 2004, Harzhauser and Kowalke 2002, Hoerle 1972, Kase 1984, Ladd 1972, Lozouet et al. 2001, Marquet 1997, Matsubara et al. 2010, Olsson 1931, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Perrilliat et al. 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964, Squires 1991, Squires 1999, Todd 2001, Turner 1938 and Woods 1922

Sister taxa: Cerithidea, Urgonella, Canaliscala, Atractostoma

Subtaxa: Potamides (Lampanella) Potamides (Potamides) Potamides (Potamidopsis) Potamides (Ptychopotamides) Potamides archiaci Potamides avus Potamides cancelloides Potamides caobasensis Potamides carbonicola Potamides chira Potamides corrugatum Potamides diadema Potamides gracilior Potamides henryi Potamides hondensis Potamides huzutai Potamides isabenense Potamides janeae Potamides lamarcki Potamides lamarckii Potamides lewisiana Potamides maracaibensis Potamides matsoni Potamides occidentalis Potamides roumaini Potamides saltillensis Potamides satillensis Potamides sespeensis Potamides silverdalensis Potamides sisophonensis Potamides suprasulcatus Potamides trituberculatus

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Cuba (1), Italy (2), the United Kingdom (3)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (4), Panama (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Georgia)

• Miocene of Austria (14), Brazil (4), Colombia (66), the Dominican Republic (10), Ecuador (7), Egypt (2), France (1), Germany (1), Greece (2), Guam (1), Indonesia (2), the Marshall Islands (2), Morocco (1), Palau (2), Panama (10), Peru (6), Romania (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (1), United States (10: California, Florida, Texas), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (2), United States (7: Florida)

• Oligocene of Belgium (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (1), France (14), Germany (1), Haiti (2), Italy (1), Oman (3), Romania (2), United States (2: Florida, North Carolina)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (12), India (1), Italy (3), Japan (7), Mexico (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Peru (6), Romania (1), Spain (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (19), United States (32: Alabama, California, Mississippi, Oregon, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (1)

• Paleocene of France (1), Greenland (1), Nigeria (1), Poland (3), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (3), Austria (1), France (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), United States (10: California)

• Permian of Cambodia (2)

Total: 329 collections including 397 occurrences

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