Retusa Brown 1827 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cephalaspidea - Retusidae

Parent taxon: Retusidae according to G. Wienrich and R. Janssen 2007

See also Kendrick 1990, Martin 1904 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Rhizorus, Sulcoretusa, Volvulella

Subtaxa: Retusa (Coleophysis) Retusa (Cylichnina) Retusa bizona Retusa claibornensis Retusa galba Retusa jacksonensis Retusa jacksonesis Retusa obtusa Retusa recta Retusa yaquensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), Canada (1: Nunavut), Greenland (3), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), the Netherlands (3), Poland (4), Portugal (2), South Africa (2), the United Kingdom (7), United States (6: California, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Italy (1), Japan (1), United States (1: California), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Australia (3), Austria (2), Belgium (6), Brazil (2), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Germany (34), Hungary (1), Iran (3), Italy (3), Kazakhstan (1), the Netherlands (2), Panama (8), United States (13: California, Maryland, Oregon)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Belgium (3), France (12)

• Eocene of Jamaica (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (144: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Denmark (5), Greenland (2), United States (41: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Spain (1), United States (4: California)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), Israel (3), Poland (1)

Total: 353 collections including 389 occurrences

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