†family Bellerophontidae M'Coy 1851 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Synonym: Liljevallospiridae Golikov and Starobogatov 1989

Full reference: F. M'Coy. 1851. On some new Silurian Mollusca. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, including Zoology, Botany, and Geology 77:45-63

Parent taxon: Bellerophontoidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2017

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Cook 1998, Ebbestad and Yochelson 2000, Golikov and Starobogatov 1975, Heidelberger and Koch 2005, Horný 1963, Knight et al. 1960, Nützel and Ketwetsuriya 2016, Runnegar and Jell 1976, Wahlman 1992 and Wenz 1938

Sister taxa: Blodgettinotus, Bucanellidae, Bucaniidae, Cymbulariidae, Euphemitidae, Knightitidae, Plectonotidae, Pterothecidae, Sinuitidae, Temnodiscidae, Thoralispira, Yochelsoniidae

Subtaxa: Bellerophontinae Bucanopsinae Cymbulariinae Dicellonema Knightitinae Sorobanobaca Teutonophon Yochelsonellisa

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Hungary (1 collection)

• Triassic of China (21), Greenland (3), India (1), Italy (8), Oman (5), the Russian Federation (7), United States (3: Wyoming)

• Permian of Afghanistan (1), Argentina (3), Armenia (1), Australia (13), Cambodia (8), Chile (1), China (42), Croatia (2), India (11), Indonesia (7), Iran (11), Italy (5), Japan (6), Laos (1), Madagascar (2), Malaysia (2), Mexico (6), Nepal (4), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (145), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (17), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), Thailand (5), Tunisia (5), United States (160: Alaska, Arizona, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (2)

• Chokierian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Carboniferous to Permian of Bolivia (1), China (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (2), Australia (14), Belgium (5), Canada (1: Alberta), China (3), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Ireland (4), Libya (2), Morocco (2), Peru (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (80), United States (298: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Givetian of France (3), United States (1: New York)

• Couvinien of Australia (1)

• Devonian of Australia (24), Austria (6), Belgium (1), Canada (13: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Quebec), China (2), the Czech Republic (10), France (2), Germany (19), Japan (1), Libya (1), Luxembourg (2), Morocco (5), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (4), the United Kingdom (9), United States (97: Alaska, Arizona, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian of Australia (4), Canada (10: Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec), China (1), the Czech Republic (17), Greenland (2), Laos (1), Mexico (1), Norway (2), Paraguay (1), the Russian Federation (8), Sweden (9), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (10: Alaska, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Tennessee)

• Letna of the Czech Republic (1)

• Chazyan of United States (2: New York)

• Arenig of France (1)

• Ordovician of Canada (13: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (2), the Czech Republic (6), Estonia (10), Norway (18), South Korea (1), Spain (1), Sweden (4), the United Kingdom (15), United States (83: Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee)

Total: 1377 collections including 2068 occurrences

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