†family Murchisoniidae Koken 1896 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Full reference: E. Koken. 1896. Die Leitfossilien. Ein Handbuch für den Unterricht und für das Bestimmen von Versteinerungen 1-848

Parent taxon: Murchisonioidea according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Batten 1985, Bouchet et al. 2005, Golikov and Starobogatov 1975, Heidelberger and Koch 2005, Knight et al. 1960, Kosnik 2002, Ponder and Warén 1988, Rohr et al. 2003 and Wagner 1999

Sister taxa: Cheeneetnukiidae, Hormotomidae, Kosovoconcha, Mendelia, Pithodeidae, Plethospiridae

Subtaxa: Aclisina Altadema Anarconcha Barroisocaulus Bellazona Biangularia Brilonella Cibecuia Cyrtostropha Devonocerithioides Domiporta Eohormotomina Farewellia Glyphodeta Helicospira Kaseiella Leptorima Lodanaria Loxisonia Mesocoelia Michelia Micheliopsis Micrentoma Morania Murchisonia Parahormotomina Protospira Pseudoaclisina Trypanocochlea Vebericochlis Vistilia Vladanella Wuxuanella

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Type: Murchisonia

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Switzerland (1 collection)

• Triassic of China (10), Italy (16), Peru (1), Turkey (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Permian of Argentina (1), Cambodia (1), China (11), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (2), Nepal (1), Tunisia (4), United States (28: Alaska, Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Virgilian of United States (1: New Mexico)

• Desmoinesian of United States (3: Kansas, New Mexico, Texas)

• Chesterian of United States (3: Kentucky, Utah)

• Carboniferous of Australia (6), Belgium (1), Canada (1: Alberta), China (1), Ireland (1), the Russian Federation (6), the United Kingdom (12), United States (13: Alaska, California, Indiana, Iowa, Nevada, New mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah)

• Couvinien of Australia (1)

• Devonian of Australia (23), Austria (11), Canada (12: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Ontario), China (4), the Czech Republic (8), France (5), Germany (27), Japan (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Morocco (2), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (31: Alaska, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio)

• Silurian of Argentina (1), Canada (22: Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Québec), China (2), the Czech Republic (11), Greenland (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (10), the United Kingdom (6), United States (36: Alaska, California, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Ohio, West Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Canada (26: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Greenland (1), Ireland (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (28: Alaska, Illinois, Iowa, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Tennessee)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Nevada)

• Cassinian of the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Missouri)

Total: 422 collections including 577 occurrences

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