Ampullina (Ampullospira) Harris 1897 (snail)

Gastropoda - Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae

Alternative spelling: Ampullospira

Parent taxon: Ampullina according to Pannekoek 1936

See also Kabat 1991, Marincovich 1977 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ampullina (Ampullina), Ampullina (Crommium), Ampullina (Megatylotus), Ampullina (Pseudamaura), Ampullina aethiopica, Ampullina anguillana, Ampullina bravoensis, Ampullina butleri, Ampullina curta, Ampullina effusa, Ampullina lorierei, Ampullina mona, Ampullina ortoni, Ampullina packardi, Ampullina paracasina, Ampullina perusta, Ampullina sireli, Ampullina solidula, Ampullina stantoni, Ampullina subhumerosa, Ampullina vapincana, Ampullina vaughani, Ampullina vulcani, Ampullina woodsi, Natica (Ampullina) gabbi, Ampullella adurni, Ampullella cedroensis, Ampullella schencki, Ampullella woodringi, Globularia (Ampulella) nana, Ampullella nuttalli

Subtaxa: Ampullospira clementina Ampullospira ervyna Ampullospira susanaensis Ampullospira whitei

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Indonesia (1 collection), Somalia (1)

• Eocene of India (2), Indonesia (3), Jamaica (1), United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Poland (2)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2), Egypt (1), Nigeria (3), Switzerland (1), USSR (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Jurassic of China (1), France (1), India (16), Kenya (2), Portugal (3), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (8), Spain (28), Tanzania (7), Tunisia (4), Yemen (14)

• Triassic of Hungary (5), Switzerland (1)

Total: 113 collections including 118 occurrences

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