Potamides Brongniart 1810 (horn snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae

Synonym: Escoffieria Fontannes 1880

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Harzhauser 2004, Harzhauser and Kowalke 2002, Hoerle 1972, Kase 1984, Ladd 1972, Lozouet et al. 2001, Marquet 1997, Olsson 1931, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Perrilliat et al. 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Bittiscala, Cedrosia, Cerithidea, Cerithideops, Diastomella, Diplocyma, Dircella, Echinobathra, Exechocirsus, Gantechinobathra, Harrisianella, Lagunitus, Libycerithium, Mesohalina, Potamidinae, Tateiwaia, Telescopium, Terebralia, Tiaracerithiinae, Trempotamides, Tympanotonos, Vicarya, Vicaryella, Zeacumantus, Atractostoma, Canaliscala, Urgonella

Subtaxa: Potamides (Lampanella) Potamides (Potamidopsis) Potamides (Ptychopotamides) Potamides archiaci Potamides avus Potamides cancelloides Potamides caobasensis Potamides chira Potamides corrugatum Potamides gracilior Potamides hondensis Potamides isabenense Potamides lamarcki Potamides lamarckii Potamides maracaibensis Potamides matsoni Potamides occidentalis Potamides roumaini Potamides saltillensis Potamides satillensis Potamides sespeensis Potamides sisophonensis Potamides suprasulcatus Potamides tenuis

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Type: Potamides lamarcki

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 (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (12), India (1), Italy (3), Japan (7), Mexico (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Peru (1), Romania (1), Spain (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (19), United States (5: Alabama, California, Mississippi, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (1)

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

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

• Permian of Cambodia (2)

Total: 285 collections including 352 occurrences

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