Order Cephalaspida Fischer 1883 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cephalaspida

Parent taxon: Opisthobranchia according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthotrophia, Acochlidea, Anaspidea, Buscotypus, Canepina, Cephalaspidea, Cylindrobullinoidea, Floribella, Gymnosomata, Heteroptygmatis, Heterostrophia, Lutima, Mariottia, Mistostigma, Nicosiaella, Notaspidea, Nudibranchia, Pseudofusia, Reticulacella, Rhodopemorpha, Sacoglossa, Scorbinidola, Thecosomata, Umbraculomorpha

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), French Polynesia (1), Japan (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (4), Brazil (3), Indonesia (3), New Zealand (1), Puerto Rico (1), South Africa (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Australia (2), France (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands Antilles (1), New Zealand (7), Peru (1), United States (17: Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (6), Australia (2), Austria (1), Denmark (1), Greenland (1), New Zealand (8)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Austria (3), Egypt (7), France (3), Hungary (1), Mexico (5), Spain (2), Switzerland (2), United States (7: Texas), Yemen (1)

• Jurassic of Chile (1), France (1), India (3), Israel (2), Italy (1), Madagascar (1), Poland (2), Portugal (5), Romania (1), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (9), the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: Wyoming)

• Silurian of Norway (3), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 144 collections including 162 occurrences

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