Limacina Bosc 1817 (snail)

Gastropoda - Thecosomata - Limacinidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002, Wienrich and Janssen 2007 and Zorn 1997

Sister taxa: Altaspiratella, Currylimacina, Embolus, Heliconoides, Pakistania, Spirialis

Subtaxa: Limacina (Striolimacina) Limacina bulimoides Limacina conica Limacina gormani Limacina karasawai Limacina mercinensis Limacina pygmaea Limacina trochiformis Limacina valvatina Limacina vegrandis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Italy (1), Japan (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (1), Panama (5), Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (6), France (12), Germany (31), Greece (1), the Netherlands (2), Panama (1)

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

• Eocene of Canada (1: Nova Scotia), France (7), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 92 collections including 141 occurrences

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