Tylostoma Sharpe 1849 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Tylostomatidae

Alternative spelling: Thylostoma

Synonyms: Varicigera Douvillé 1916, Varigera d'Orbigny 1850

Parent taxon: Tylostomatidae according to H. A. Kollmann 2009

See also Global Biodiversity Information Facility 2015, Kase 1984, Sepkoski 2002 and Squires and Saul 2004

Sister taxon: Pterodonta

Subtaxa: Tylostoma allisoni Tylostoma cossoni Tylostoma garzana Tylostoma laharpi Tylostoma materinum Tylostoma minimum Tylostoma ovatum Tylostoma sergipensis Tylostoma torrubiae Tylostoma whitei Varicigera choffati

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Type: Tylostoma torrubiae

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Paleocene of France (1 collection), Greenland (2)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Brazil (8), China (1), Egypt (48), Ethiopia (1), France (4), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Iran (3), Italy (1), Japan (13), Mexico (9), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (6), Switzerland (14), Tunisia (4), USSR (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (5: California, New Mexico), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of France (1), Morocco (1), Romania (1), United States (11: Utah), Yemen (1)

Total: 143 collections including 171 occurrences

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