Ancilla Lamarck 1799 (olive snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Olividae

Alternative spelling: Ancillaria (Ancilla)

Synonym: Ancillaria Lamarck 1819

Parent taxon: Olividae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Abbass 1967, MacNeil 1960, Mansfield 1925, Marasti 1973, Oostingh 1935, Robba et al. 1989, Rosenberg et al. 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964, Wienrich 2001, Woodring 1928 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Agaroniinae, Anazola, Ancillinae, Belloliva, Eoancilla, Lindoliva, Olivancillaria, Olivella, Olivellinae, Olivinae, Pseudolivella, Vanpalmeriinae

Subtaxa: Ancilla (Alocospira) Ancilla (Ancilla) Ancilla (Ancillus) Ancilla (Olivula) Ancilla (Sparella) Ancilla (Turrancilla) Ancilla alazana Ancilla ampla Ancilla brassica Ancilla burroensis Ancilla canalifera Ancilla indica Ancilla kovatschensis Ancilla lamellata Ancilla meganosensis Ancilla olivula Ancilla pananga Ancilla paralamellata Ancilla staminea Ancilla subulata Ancillaria (Ancillopsis)

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Type: Ancilla cinnamomea

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (2 collections), Eritrea (3), Fiji (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (4), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (2), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (3)

• Pliocene of India (1), Indonesia (5), Japan (4), Panama (4), South Africa (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (2)

• Miocene of Australia (4), Brazil (2), France (1), India (4), Indonesia (9), Italy (5), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Denmark (2), France (1), Mexico (2), Pakistan (2), Panama (1), United States (4: California)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (2: Oregon)

• Eocene of Belgium (3), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (3), Egypt (1), France (6), Hungary (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (4), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (60: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (7), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Greenland (3), Poland (1), United States (4: Alabama, California, Texas)

• Cretaceous of United States (14: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 213 collections including 267 occurrences

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