Seila Adams 1861 (snail)

Gastropoda - Triphoroidea - Cerithiopsidae

Parent taxon: Cerithiopsidae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Hoerle 1972, Ladd 1972, Martin 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Weisbord 1962 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Aliptinae, Altispecula, Binda, Cerithiopsidella, Cerithiopsinae, Cerithiopsis, Clathropsis, Conciliopsis, Cyrbasia, Dizoniopsis, Euseila, Horologica, Notoseila, Pilaflexis, Potenatomus, Retilaskeya, Seilinae, Socienna, Specula, Synthopsis, Thereitis, Tubercliopsis

Subtaxa: Seila (Hebeseila) Seila adamsii Seila montereyensis Seila mundula Seila trilineata

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (1 collection), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), Mexico (5), Portugal (1), United States (32: California, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Jamaica (2), Trinidad and Tobago (4), United States (13: California, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Austria (3), France (1), Germany (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Poland (1), United States (13: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), France (3), Germany (1), India (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (4: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (1), Greenland (1), Puerto Rico (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (9: Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee)

Total: 118 collections including 126 occurrences

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