Gibberula Swainson 1840 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae

Alternative spellings: Marginella (Gibberula), Persicula (Gibberula)

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

See also Gardner 1947, Lozouet 1998, Mansfield 1925, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Sepkoski 2002, Vera-Peláez et al. 2004, Weisbord 1962, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Cystiscinae, Cystiscus, Gibberulina, Granulina, Granulininae, Persiculinae, Plesiocystiscinae, Pugnus

Subtaxa: Gibberula aquitanensis Gibberula oryza Marginella (Gibberula) chondra Marginella (Gibberula) dryados Marginella (Gibberula) trinitatensis Marginella (Gibberula) waltoniana Persicula (Gibberula) glandula Persicula (Gibberula) lavelleana

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Type: Volvaria oryza

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Italy (1), Portugal (1), Spain (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Greece (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Mexico (3), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of France (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (16: Florida)

• Oligocene of France (2)

• Eocene of France (6), Italy (1), Panama (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1)

Total: 43 collections including 51 occurrences

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