Simnia Risso 1826 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Ovulidae

Alternative spelling: Ovula (Simnia)

Synonyms: Amphiperas (Neosimnia) Fischer 1884, Calpurna Fleming 1828, Neosimnia Fischer 1884, Ovula (Neosimnia) Fischer 1884, Simnia (Calpurna) Fleming 1828, Simnia (Neosimnia) Fischer 1884, Subsimnia Cate 1973, Turbovula Cate 1973

Parent taxon: Ovulinae according to L. Dolin and P. Lozouet 2004

See also Dolin and Ledon 2002, Glibert 1963, MacNeil and Dockery 1984, Marquet 1997, Maury 1917, Perrilliat et al. 2003, Sepkoski 2002 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Ovula, Phenacovolva, Pseudosimnia, Simnialena

Subtaxa: Neosimnia (Neosimnia) Neosimnia leathesi Neosimnia pliomajor Neosimnia puana Simnia (Calpurna) cookei Simnia (Neosimnia) cristata Simnia (Neosimnia) puella Simnia (Neosimnia) semen Simnia (Simnia) Simnia (Spiculata) Simnia leathesi Simnia limondinae Simnia loebbeckeana Simnia pacaudi Simnia rostralina Simnia spelta Simnia subcarnea Simnia subtruncata Simnia texana Simnia wisewoodae

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Morocco (1 collection), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Costa Rica (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3), Germany (1), Poland (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of France (3), Italy (1), United States (3: Louisiana, Texas)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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