Columbella Lamarck 1799 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Columbellidae

Alternative spelling: Colombella

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

See also Hendy et al. 2008, Jung 1994, Ladd 1977, Martin 1904 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aesopus, Amphissa, Astyris, Atiliinae, Bifurcium, Clavistrombina, Columbellinae, Columbellopsis, Conella, Cosmioconcha, Decipifus, Euplica, Eurypyrene, Glyptanachis, Graphicomassa, Indomitrella, Lavesopus, Mazatlania, Metulella, Microcithara, Mitrella, Nassarina, Nitidella, Parametaria, Parvanachis, Pyrene, Pyrenidae, Pyreninae, Rhombinella, Ruthia, Seminella, Sincola, Strombinella, Zafrona, Zemitrella

Subtaxa: Columbella (Columbella) Columbella asphaltoda Columbella calvertensis Columbella erythrostoma Columbella herklotsi Columbella labreana Columbella lacteoides Columbella lopezana Columbella mercatoria Columbella platynema Columbella rusticoides Columbella submercatoria Columbella sulcata

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), the Bahamas (4), Bermuda (5), Cayman Islands (2), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (3), Djibouti (3), Ecuador (1), France (1), Greece (2), Haiti (2), Iceland (5), Italy (2), Jamaica (2), Japan (2), Kenya (2), the Marshall Islands (2), Mexico (5), Morocco (7), Panama (1), Portugal (1), South Africa (1), Spain (9), United States (9: California, Florida, Hawaii), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Fiji (1), Jamaica (3), the United Kingdom (4), United States (2: California, Florida), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Austria (4), Brazil (1), the Czech Republic (1), the Dominican Republic (7), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), the Marshall Islands (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (3), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 115 collections including 133 occurrences

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