Family Aporrhaidae Gray 1850 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae

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

See also Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Harzhauser 2002, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Kiessling et al. 2005, Olsson 1931, Stilwell and Zinsmeister 1992, Stilwell et al. 2004, Vega et al. 2006 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Anchurinae Antarctohoges Aporrhainae Araeodactylus Arrhoginae Checchiaia Chenopus Diarthema Dimorphosominae Disoketa Drepanochilus Goniocheila Harpagodinae Kangilioptera Perissopterinae Peruchilus Protohemichenopus Pterocerellinae Pugnellinae Spinigerinae Spinilomatinae Strombites Strombopugnellus Struthiopterinae Teneposita Tibiaporrhais Toarctocera Trilemma Tulochilus

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (2: Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Ireland (1), Italy (14), Morocco (1), Spain (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Greece (2), Italy (12), the Netherlands (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (7)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Austria (9), Belgium (5), Chile (5), Denmark (1), France (5), Germany (44), Greece (2), Italy (8), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), Romania (2), Slovakia (2), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Austria (3), Denmark (5), France (19), Germany (2), Greenland (1), Hungary (3), the Netherlands (1), Peru (1), United States (3: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Antarctica (9), Bulgaria (1), China (2), Egypt (4), Germany (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Peru (3), the United Kingdom (10), United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (28), Argentina (39), Austria (1), Denmark (6), Egypt (5), Greenland (3), Mexico (2), New Zealand (2), Poland (3), United States (13: Alabama, California, Maryland, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (9), Argentina (37), Australia (2), Austria (5), Brazil (12), Cameroon (2), Canada (4: Alberta), Chile (1), Egypt (33), France (30), Germany (12), Greenland (1), Indian Ocean (1), Iran (1), Israel (3), Japan (6), Madagascar (12), Mexico (24), Mozambique (8), New Zealand (25), Oman (1), Peru (1), Poland (47), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (9), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (6), Switzerland (16), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Ukraine (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (21), United States (525: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming), Venezuela (2), Yemen (4)

• Jurassic of Argentina (2), Egypt (3), Ethiopia (6), France (11), Germany (15), Hungary (1), India (28), Israel (8), Italy (4), Jordan (2), Kenya (7), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (2), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Poland (11), Portugal (25), Saudi Arabia (26), Somalia (5), Spain (9), Switzerland (28), Tanzania (5), Tunisia (28), the United Kingdom (18), Yemen (2)

• Triassic of Peru (1)

Total: 1425 collections including 1975 occurrences

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