Tympanotonos Schumacher 1817 (horn snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae

Alternative spelling: Potamides (Tympanotomus)

Parent taxon: Potamididae according to M. Harzhauser 2004

See also Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Ladd 1972, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Perrilliat et al. 2006 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bittiscala, Cerithidea, Cerithideops, Diastomella, Diplocyma, Dircella, Echinobathra, Exechocirsus, Gantechinobathra, Harrisianella, Lagunitus, Libycerithium, Mesohalina, Potamides, Potamidinae, Tateiwaia, Telescopium, Terebralia, Tiaracerithiinae, Trempotamides, Vicarya, Vicaryella, Zeacumantus, Atractostoma, Canaliscala, Urgonella

Subtaxa: Tympanotonos (Diptychochilus) Tympanotonos (Eotympanotonus) Tympanotonos (Tympanotonos) Tympanotonos morillensis Tympanotonos stroppus Tympanotonos turris

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of France (1), Greece (1), Indonesia (1), Palau (1), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (1), France (30), Greece (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Romania (7), Turkey (4)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (6), Egypt (1), France (7), Italy (3), Panama (1), Spain (52), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), France (2), Poland (3), the United Kingdom (2)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Delaware)

Total: 135 collections including 202 occurrences

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