Family Cochliopidae Tryon 1866 (snail)

Gastropoda - Rissooidea - Cochliopidae

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

Sister taxa: Adeorbidae, Amnicolidae, Barleeidae, Bithyniidae, Cyclotropis, Elachisinidae, Emblandidae, Epigridae, Greveniella, Helicostoidae, Lithoglyphidae, Mesocochliopidae, Moitessieriidae, Palaeorissoinidae, Rissoidae, Torniidae, Vitrinellidae

Subtaxa: Cochliopinae Dyris Feliconcha Glabertryonia Lithococcus Littoridininae Littoridinops Longosoma Onobops Pyrgophorus Sioliella Toxosoma Tropidebora Tryonia

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Dominican Republic (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Colombia (13), Israel (1), Peru (50)

• Eocene of Argentina (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Texas)

Total: 70 collections including 168 occurrences

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