Purpurina d'Orbigny 1850 (periwinkle)

Gastropoda - Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae

Parent taxon: Purpurinidae according to C. Schulbert and A. Nützel 2013

See also Conti and Szabó 1989, Kaim 2004 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Angularia, Cimoliocentrum, Leviathania, Microschiza, Moerckeia, Ochetochilus, Parangularia, Protofusus, Pseudoscalites, Purpuroidea, Tretospira, Werfenella

Subtaxa: Purpurina (Globipurpurina) Purpurina (Pseudalaria) Purpurina (Purpurina) Purpurina concava Purpurina elaborata Purpurina gravinaensis Purpurina pleurotomaria Purpurina scalaris Purpurina sowerbyi Purpurina subpleurotomaria Purpurina vaceki

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Portugal (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Germany (3), Greenland (1), India (2), Italy (1), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of China (1), Hungary (1), Italy (8), United States (4: Alaska)

Total: 27 collections including 34 occurrences

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