Olivella Swainson 1831 (olive snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Olividae

Synonym: Porphyria Link 1807

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

See also Addicott 1970, da Silva Forti 1969, DuBar 1958, Gardner 1948, Hendy et al. 2008, MacNeil 1960, Olsson 1931, Olsson 1956, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Squires 1988, Turner 1938, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Woodring 1928 and Woodring 1964

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

Subtaxa: Olivella (Callianax) Olivella (Dactylidella) Olivella (Dactylidia) Olivella (Lamprodoma) Olivella (Macgintiella) Olivella (Mansfieldella) Olivella (Minioliva) Olivella (Niteoliva) Olivella (Olivella) Olivella (Olivina) Olivella (Orbignytesta) Olivella (Pachyoliva) Olivella (Toroliva) Olivella (Zanoetella) Olivella boussaci Olivella clanzigi Olivella claytonensis Olivella elegantula Olivella javana Olivella mathewsonii Olivella minbuensis Olivella mutica Olivella santana Olivella spissa Olivella tomlini

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (2 collections), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (7), Brazil (9), Cayman Islands (4), Costa Rica (5), Cuba (1), Ecuador (3), Fiji (1), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Kenya (1), Mexico (17), Panama (4), Peru (3), the Philippines (1), the Seychelles (1), Taiwan (5), United States (87: California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Oregon)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Chile (1), Costa Rica (14), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (3), Haiti (1), Indonesia (3), Jamaica (4), Japan (3), Mexico (1), Panama (22), Trinidad and Tobago (9), Tunisia (1), United States (46: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia), Venezuela (14)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Brazil (4), Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (8), Ecuador (2), France (2), Germany (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (5), Japan (9), Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), Panama (97), Peru (1), Puerto Rico (3), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (9), United States (31: California, Florida, Oregon)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Oligocene of Ecuador (1), Hungary (1), Mexico (1), Myanmar (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Peru (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), France (1), Indonesia (1), Mexico (2), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (27: Alabama, California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of Poland (3), United States (6: Alabama, California, Texas)

Total: 532 collections including 673 occurrences

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