Rissoa Fréminville 1814 (snail)

Gastropoda - Rissooidea - Rissoidae

Alternative spellings: Melania (Rissoa), Pissoa, Rissoia

Synonyms: Apanthausa Gistl 1848, Lilacinia Nordsieck 1972

Parent taxon: Rissoidae according to P. Lozouet 1998

See also Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948, Global Biodiversity Information Facility 2015, Marquet 1997, Martin 1904, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Perrilliat 1972, Poppe and Goto 1991, Sepkoski 2002, Vera-Peláez et al. 2004, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Alvania, Benthonella, Boreocingula, Folinia, Hudlestoniella, Lapsigyrus, Merelina, Microstelma, Mohrensterniinae, Ottoino, Ovirissoa, Powellisetia, Pusillina, Rissocerithium, Rissoina, Rissoinae, Rissoininae, Setia, Simulamerelina, Stosicia, Striatestea, Thierachella, Tournoueria, Turboella, Voorwindia, Zebina, Zebinostoma

Subtaxa: Rissoa (Turbella) Rissoa alienocurta Rissoa canariensis Rissoa costulata Rissoa dolium Rissoa epulata Rissoa intersecta Rissoa leighi Rissoa lettana Rissoa multicostata Rissoa pakistanica Rissoa parva Rissoa poustagnacensis Rissoa reticulata Rissoa similis Rissoa ventricosa

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Type: Rissoa semistriata

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (2 collections), Greenland (1), Iceland (1), Italy (2), Morocco (3), New Zealand (1), Poland (6), Portugal (14), South Africa (2), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (5)

• Pliocene of Italy (4), Mexico (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: California, Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), France (1), Iran (1), Poland (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Denmark (2), France (2)

• Eocene of France (1), Pakistan (4), the United Kingdom (5)

• Paleocene of Greenland (1), Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Spain (1), United States (11: Georgia)

• Jurassic of Poland (1)

• Permian of the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 93 collections including 115 occurrences

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