Pseudomelania Pictet and Campiche 1862 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Full reference: F. J. Pictet and G. Campiche. 1862. Déscription des fossiles du terrain crétacé des environs de Sainte-Croix. Matériaux pour la Paléontologie Suisse Série 2 3:1-752

Parent taxon: Pseudomelaniidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Kaim 2004, Kase 1984 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Angulasina, Antiplanes, Bourguetia, Compsodrillia, Crassispira, Epidirona, Fusoidella, Glossispira, Hudlestonella, Leucosyrinx, Liocium, Lioglyphostoma, Maesiella, Malbalnella, Mesospira, Miraclathurella, Monilispira, Paosia, Pericarinata, Pilsbryspira, Ptychobela, Ramina, Tiariturris, Zonulispira, Carinodrillia, Austrodrillia, Inquisitor, Clavatoma

Subtaxa: Pseudomelania (Oonia) Pseudomelania (Rhabdoconcha) Pseudomelania aonis Pseudomelania colusaensis Pseudomelania feruglioi Pseudomelania frankei Pseudomelania gaudryi Pseudomelania gracilis Pseudomelania hagenowi Pseudomelania miles Pseudomelania muensteri Pseudomelania subsimilis Pseudomelania subterebra Pseudomelania subula

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Albania (1), Austria (2), France (2), Hungary (1), Japan (5), Madagascar (1), Poland (22), South Africa (2), Sweden (1), Switzerland (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (8: California, Montana, Texas, Utah), Yemen (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (3), Chile (5), France (17), Germany (7), Greenland (22), Hungary (4), India (15), Iran (3), Israel (3), Italy (1), Jordan (6), Kenya (2), Madagascar (1), Poland (6), Portugal (1), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (8), Somalia (1), Spain (35), Tanzania (14), Tunisia (7), the United Kingdom (53), United States (3: Idaho, Utah), Yemen (7)

• Triassic of China (1), France (1), Hungary (1), Italy (17), Peru (1), Poland (1), Slovakia (1), United States (3: Alaska)

• Permian of Cambodia (3), United States (4: Alaska, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 310 collections including 349 occurrences

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