Family Litiopidae Gray 1847 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Litiopidae

Alternative spelling: Litiopinae

Parent taxon: Cerithioidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Beesley 1998, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Alaba Dalliella Ipunina Litiopa Styliferina

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Type: Litiopa

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Ecuador (1), Panama (1), United States (3: California, Louisiana), Venezuela (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), Jamaica (3), the United Kingdom (1), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene of France (2), Italy (1), Panama (1), Poland (1), Slovakia (1), United States (20: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of France (21), United States (2: Mississippi)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of Greenland (1), United States (11: Texas, Virginia)

Total: 92 collections including 96 occurrences

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