Eulima Risso 1826 (snail)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae

Alternative spelling: Melanella (Eulima)

Synonym: Sulcosubularia Sacco 1892

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

See also Ladd 1982, Martin 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964, Vaught et al. 1989, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Wienrich 2001, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Anteglosia, Apicalia, Asterolamia, Asterophilidae, Chileutomia, Coroniscala, Curveulima, Echineulima, Entoconchidae, Eulitoma, Fusceulima, Hebeulima, Hemiliostraca, Hoplopteron, Hordeulima, Hypermastus, Leutzenia, Lissochilina, Margineulima, Megadenus, Melanella, Melanellidae, Microstilifer, Mucronalia, Niso, Paedophoropodidae, Parvioris, Peasistilifer, Pelseneeria, Pictobalcis, Polygireulima, Pulicicochlea, Pyramidelloides, Rostreulima, Sabinella, Scalenostoma, Sticteulima, Stilapex, Stilifer, Stiliferidae, Thyca, Trochostilifer, Vitreobalcis, Vitreolina

Subtaxa: Eulima (Hordeulima) Eulima acuta Eulima antiqua Eulima clara Eulima extremis Eulima gracilistylis Eulima hiltoni Eulima juncea Eulima laevigata Eulima lamberti Eulima naumanni Eulima nobilis Eulima persimplica Eulima polita Eulima sarissiformis Eulima smithi Eulima striatissima Eulima subulata Eulima wanneri

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (2 collections), the Marshall Islands (2), Panama (1), South Africa (1), United States (5: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (8), the United Kingdom (4), United States (6: Virginia), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (29), Italy (2), the Marshall Islands (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (1), Palau (1), Panama (12), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (3: Florida, Maryland)

• Oligocene of Denmark (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (2), Indonesia (1), Panama (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (23: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Poland (1), Puerto Rico (1), United States (1: Maryland)

• Cretaceous of USSR (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (36: Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Triassic of Italy (1)

Total: 184 collections including 250 occurrences

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