Superfamily Olivoidea Troschel 1869 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda

Alternative spelling: Olivellidoidea

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

See also Harzhauser 2004

Sister taxa: Abretiella, Acamptochetus, Acominia, Acuminia, Ademtula, Adinus, Admetopsis, Afrovolutilithes, Akburunella, Alcira, Aldrichia, Altivasum, Amorena, Amplosipho, Amyssodropa, Anacithara, Anbullina, Anomalisipho, Antepepta, Antiguraleus, Antimitra, Antizafra, Appisania, Arctomelon, Argyrobessa, Ascensovoluta, Atoma, Aurina, Axymene, Barkeria, Bartonia, Bastropia, Beisselia, Belatomina, Bendeia, Boettgeriola, Boreocomitas, Brocchinia, Buccinaceae, Buccinoidea, Buchozia, Bulbihastula, Bulovia, Cabania, Calcitrapessa, Calverturris, Camarnia, Campylacrum, Cancellariella, Cancellarioidea, Caribiella, Carinotropsis, Caseyella, Catenotoma, Catilon, Centrifuga, Chesathais, Chiralithes, Cigelirina, Cilara, Cinguliturris, Cirillia, Clathromangelia, Clavidrupa, Clavstoma, Clifdenia, Clinurella, Clivuloturris, Closteriscus, Closteroides, Cochliconus, Columbellisipho, Columbelloidea, Cominista, Conacea, Conoidea, Coptosipho, Coptostomella, Crawfordina, Crenisutura, Cretaceomurex, Cryptoborsonia, Cryptocordieria, Culmia, Cylinder, Cylindromitra, Cymakra, Dentiterebra, Dertonia, Desorinassa, Dibaphimitra, Dibaphus, Diconomorpha, Diplomitra, Domerginella, Echinoturris, Ecphorosycon, Edithais, Endiatoma, Entacanthus, Eodrilla, Eosipho, Eothesbia, Eovolutilithes, Epideira, Euphyllon, Eurydike, Euryentome, Euscobinella, Exiloidea, Exomiliopsis, Fenestrosyrinx, Fenolignum, Ficulomorpha, Ficulopsis, Filodrilla, Forsia, Fuscibuccinum, Fusitoma, Fusoterebra, Gemaspira, Gemmaterebra, Gemmoliva, Gemmuloborsonia, Genkaimurex, Gilbertturricula, Globodrillia, Gonioptyxis, Haloginella, Haplovoluta, Harfordia, Harmatia, Hautura, Heligmotenia, Hiromurex, Hispidofusus, Hiwia, Holzapfelia, Houzeauia, Illyanassa, Indovoluta, Ishnula, Itia, Japelion, Johannaia, Johnwyattiidae, Jumala, Junghuhnia, Kaweka, Kestocenbra, Laccinum, Laeviterebrum, Lathyrulus, Latifusus, Latisipho, Lautoconus, Lepsithais, Leptegauana, Leptomurex, Leufroyia, Lienardia, Liniaxis, Liracraea, Liratilia, Liratomina, Lisbonia, Lissapiopsis, Lissomuricopsis, Lowenstamia, Lyrianella, Lyromangelia, Lyropurpura, Macrosinus, Macrozafra, Macrurella, Madiella, Mamiconus, Mangiliella, Marwickara, Maudrillia, Mauria, Megalatractus, Melatoma, Mericella, Mesochilotoma, Micraclathurella, Microfulgur, Miocenebra, Misteia, Mitratoma, Mitrelloturris, Mitrodrillia, Monopophorus, Morunella, Muricoidea, Neopleurofusia, Nicolia, Nigerapana, Notocytharella, Notogenota, Ocinebrellus, Odontopurpura, Okinawavoluta, Ornatoptygmatis, Palaeocancellaria, Panormella, Paraclathurella, Paracomminia, Paradrilla, Paramarshallena, Paraneistrolepis, Parangarenga, Parinotus, Patuxentrophon, Paxula, Perissityidae, Peritrophon, Perulithes, Petrafixia, Pholidotoma, Phoracanthus, Pinquigemmula, Pirgos, Plentaria, Pleuropyramis, Plochelaea, Pornosis, Poropteron, Preangeria, Progabbia, Pseudobuccinum, Pseudocancilla, Pseudocominella, Pseudolivoidea, Pseudometula, Pseudomorea, Pseudoperissitys, Pseudopisania, Pseudorapa, Pseudovaricia, Psilocochlis, Ptychoris, Pulchritima, Puruiana, Pusiolina, Pyramitoma, Pyrulofusus, Rapopsis, Reticuloturris, Retipirula, Ripleyella, Rissomangelia, Riuguhdrillia, Roperia, Rostellaca, Saccaroturris, Sagenella, Sarganidae, Sarganoidea, Scabrella, Schizofusus, Semahana, Semipirum, Semityphis, Siphonorbis, Smithiellia, Sohlia, Solatia, Spinaspira, Spiradaphne, Stenoglossa, Stephanosalpinx, Stilla, Streptocarina, Strigillibuccinum, Strominella, Struthiolariopsis, Surculina, Swainsonia, Sycopsis, Syngenochelus, Tahudrilla, Tahusyrinx, Taiomidae, Tanimasanoria, Tantunia, Taurasia, Teleochilus, Terebrellina, Terebritoma, Tetraplica, Thanetinassa, Tomellana, Tortisipho, Tortoliva, Tractoliria, Transmariaturris, Tripia, Tritonomangilia, Trubosta, Tryonella, Trypanotoma, Turriclavis, Turricolumbus, Umpquaia, Uttleya, Vanpalmer, Varpalmeria, Verruturris, Vetridrillia, Vincenturris, Viridibuccinum, Volutolithes, Waipaoa, Whitecliffia, Whitneya, Xestosurcula, Zaphon, Zekilla, Zephos, Zinsitys

Subtaxa: Ancillariinae Olivellidae Olividae

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (2 collections), Australia (6), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (7), Brazil (11), Cayman Islands (4), Chile (1), Costa Rica (5), Cuba (1), Djibouti (5), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (5), Eritrea (3), Fiji (1), French Polynesia (1), Haiti (3), India (1), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (7), Kenya (1), Mexico (22), Mozambique (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (4), Peru (5), the Philippines (1), Saudi Arabia (1), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (2), Taiwan (10), United States (117: California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (1), Vanuatu (3), Venezuela (4), Yemen (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1), Malaysia (6), Mexico (1), United States (5: Florida, Oregon)

• Pliocene of Australia (3), Chile (4), Colombia (12), Costa Rica (25), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (14), Fiji (5), Haiti (2), India (1), Indonesia (12), Jamaica (6), Japan (12), Mexico (11), New Zealand (4), Pakistan (2), Panama (25), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (2), the Philippines (2), Portugal (1), South Africa (2), Spain (2), Trinidad and Tobago (9), Tunisia (1), United States (57: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (19)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Japan (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Argentina (2), Australia (8), Austria (2), Belgium (4), Brazil (4), Chile (23), Colombia (41), the Dominican Republic (16), Ecuador (2), Fiji (7), France (6), Germany (29), Greece (2), Grenada (15), Guam (1), Haiti (2), India (13), Indonesia (33), Iran (1), Italy (13), Japan (14), Malta (1), the Marshall Islands (3), Mexico (9), Morocco (2), Myanmar (1), New Zealand (20), Pakistan (8), Panama (148), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (4), Poland (1), Puerto Rico (4), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (3), South Africa (1), Sri Lanka (2), Trinidad and Tobago (15), Turkey (5), United States (92: California, Delaware, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (6)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (4: California, Florida)

• Oligocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (2), Ecuador (1), France (3), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Mexico (9), Myanmar (4), New Zealand (13), Pakistan (2), Panama (7), Peru (2), Somalia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (1), United States (51: California, Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (2: Oregon)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Belgium (3), Bulgaria (3), Colombia (5), Egypt (1), France (83), Hungary (1), Indonesia (4), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Mexico (5), New Zealand (9), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (4), Panama (4), Peru (6), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (32), the United Kingdom (17), United States (152: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), Denmark (7), Egypt (1), France (4), Germany (1), Greenland (3), Nigeria (1), Poland (4), United States (52: Alabama, California, Texas)

• Cretaceous of United States (14: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 1614 collections including 2510 occurrences

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