Cylichna Lovén 1846 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae

Alternative spelling: Bulla (Cylichna)

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

See also Addicott 1970, Gardner 1948, MacNeil 1960, Martin 1904, Olsson 1964, Palmer and Brann 1966, Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964, Sohl 1964, Wienrich and Janssen 2007 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Abderospira, Acteocina, Bullaria, Bullichna, Cylichnania, Cylichnella, Philine, Scaphander, Suwannescapha, Taita

Subtaxa: Cylichna (Acrostemma) Cylichna (Cylichna) Cylichna (Cylichnopsis) Cylichna alba Cylichna andersoni Cylichna angystoma Cylichna attonsa Cylichna aula Cylichna calvertensis Cylichna diversilirata Cylichna elliptica Cylichna greensboroensis Cylichna incisa Cylichna intermissia Cylichna loismartinae Cylichna occulta Cylichna pessumata Cylichna salbriacensis Cylichna secalina Cylichna solivaga Cylichna temblorensis Cylichna venusta

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (5: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Ontario collections), the Dominican Republic (1), Fiji (1), France (1), Greenland (4), Japan (1), Morocco (1), the Philippines (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), United States (3: California, Vermont)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Ecuador (4), Iceland (1), Italy (5), Jamaica (3), the Netherlands (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: California, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Austria (2), Belgium (10), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (30), Indonesia (6), Italy (2), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2), Slovakia (1), United States (15: California, Florida)

• Oligocene of France (22), Germany (1), Hungary (1), United States (24: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), France (6), Hungary (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (1), Japan (1), Pakistan (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (13), United States (11: Alabama, Alaska, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (6), France (2), Germany (1), Greenland (3), Mexico (1), Nigeria (1), Poland (2), United States (10: Alabama, California, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Austria (1), France (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (5), Poland (6), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (117: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah)

• Jurassic of Saudi Arabia (1)

Total: 373 collections including 423 occurrences

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