Acteon Montfort 1810 (snail)

Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Acteonidae

Invalid subtaxa: Actaeon Oken 1815 [replaced name], Tornatella (Actaeon) Oken 1815 [replaced name]

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

See also Addicott 1970, Beu et al. 1990, Chiesa et al. 1995, Durham 1944, Gardner 1948, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Harris and Palmer 1947, Heilprin 1879, Kase 1984, Kiel 2006, MacNeil 1960, Martin 1904, Moore 1976, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964, Turner 1938, Wagner 2023, White 1889, Wienrich and Janssen 2007 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Acteocinidae, Acteonellinae, Acteoninae, Bullina, Crenilabium, Cylindrobullinae, Japonactaeon, Lithophysema, Nucleopsinae, Ongleya, Pirsila, Pupa, Rictaxis, Semiactaeon, Solidula, Tenuiactaeon, Tornatellaea, Triploca, Vasjugania, Wangacteon

Subtaxa: Actaeon andersoni Actaeon argentinus Actaeon blanckenhorni Actaeon calvertensis Actaeon globosus Actaeon inornatus Actaeon kirkerensis Actaeon latus Actaeon lawsoni Actaeon lenzi Actaeon merriami Actaeon moodyi Actaeon pusilla Actaeon pusillus Actaeon reussi Actaeon shilohensis Acteon (Acteon) Acteon annectens Acteon arnumensis Acteon bajoensis Acteon boulderanus Acteon chattonensis Acteon chehalisensis Acteon chipolanus Acteon cicatricosus Acteon costaricensis Acteon eurystoma Acteon ghossi Acteon hamadryados Acteon idoneus Acteon korphys Acteon korphys Acteon luculi Acteon ovoides Acteon parvum Acteon pistilliformis Acteon politus Acteon rakhiensis Acteon semilaevis Acteon simiensis Acteon subulatus Acteon sullivanae Acteon susanaensis Acteon teramachii Acteon textilis Acteon tornatilis Acteon traskii Acteon umpquaensis Acteon vacavillensis Acteon venturaensis Acteon virgatus Tornatella (Actaeon) pomilia

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Fiji (1), Iceland (2), Ireland (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (8: California, Florida)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Belgium (2), Costa Rica (3), Italy (1), Jamaica (4), Panama (5), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: Florida, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (5), Australia (2), Austria (3), Belgium (3), Chile (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (23), India (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Panama (14), United States (21: California, Florida, Maryland)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), France (2), Germany (1), Hungary (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), United States (25: Alabama, Mississippi, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), France (6), New Zealand (3), Pakistan (2), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (115: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Australia (2), Belgium (1), Denmark (6), Greenland (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (2), United States (14: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Maryland, Texas)

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

• Cretaceous of Angola (1), Argentina (7), Australia (1), Chile (1), Egypt (3), France (2), Germany (3), Japan (2), Madagascar (2), Mozambique (1), Poland (11), Switzerland (3), United States (101: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of Chile (1)

Total: 462 collections including 580 occurrences

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