Volvulella Newton 1891 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cephalaspidea - Retusidae

Parent taxon: Retusidae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Addicott 1970, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Wienrich and Janssen 2007

Sister taxa: Retusa, Rhizorus, Sulcoretusa

Subtaxa: Volvulella (Paravolvulella) Volvulella (Volvulella) Volvulella cannada Volvulella gluma Volvulella joaquinensis Volvulella oxyacrum Volvulella persimilis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Panama (1), United States (6: California, Florida, Louisiana)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Costa Rica (4), Italy (1), Jamaica (3), Mexico (1), Panama (11), United States (3: California, Florida), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Australia (3), Belgium (3), Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (4), Germany (37), Haiti (1), Italy (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (26), United States (17: Florida, Maryland)

• Oligocene of United States (5: Mississippi)

• Eocene of France (1), Mexico (2), Panama (2), the United Kingdom (7), United States (4: Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Georgia)

Total: 159 collections including 179 occurrences

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