Thiara Röding 1798 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae

Synonyms: Amarula Sowerby 1842, Hydrognoma Gistl 1848, Melanea Lamarck 1800, Melania Lamarck 1800, Melas Montfort 1810, Spirilla Humphrey in Gray 1847, Tiaropsis Brot 1871

Parent taxon: Thiarinae according to K. C.. Vaught et al. 1989

See also Ladd 1972, Ladd 1982, Oostingh 1935, Sowerby 1821 and Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Brotia, Coptostylus, Cornetia, Fijidoma, Melanoides, Tarebia

Subtaxa: Melania abbreviata Melania acutestriata Melania alberti Melania blainvillii Melania buccinalis Melania bullia Melania canicularis Melania claibornensis Melania clavula Melania concentrica Melania decussata Melania dubia Melania dunkeri Melania formosa Melania fragilis Melania herklotsi Melania hoernesi Melania hordacea Melania hunteri Melania inquinata Melania laevigata Melania longissima Melania marginata Melania nitida Melania obovata Melania partschii Melania plicata Melania plicatula Melania plieningeri Melania polita Melania semiplicata Melania semistriata Melania strigillata Melania tenuiplica Melania tenuis Melania texata Melania triticea Thiara (Balanocochlis) Thiara (Plotia) Thiara (Sermyla) Thiara (Setaeara) Thiara scabra Thiara tjemoroensis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (2 collections), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of India (1), Indonesia (15)

• Eocene of United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 20 collections including 21 occurrences

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