†superfamily Architectonicoidea Gray 1840 (snail)

Gastropoda - Architectonicoidea

Synonym: Architectonicacea Gray 1840 [objective synonym]

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

See also Beesley 1998, Harzhauser 2004, Kosnik 2002 and Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: Doridoidea, Kuskokwimiidae, Nerineoidea, Omalogyroidea, Pyramidelloidea, Rissoelloidea, Valvatoidea

Subtaxa: Alexogyra Amphitomariidae Architectonicidae

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (6 collections), Cuba (1), Djibouti (1), Ecuador (3), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), Kenya (1), Mexico (3), Morocco (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (1), Taiwan (2), Thailand (2), United States (3: Florida, Hawaii, South Carolina), Vanuatu (2), Yemen (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (4), Costa Rica (14), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (4), Fiji (1), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (8), Italy (2), Jamaica (6), Japan (9), Mexico (7), Pakistan (3), Panama (20), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (1), the Philippines (4), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (6), United States (10: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (17)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6), Japan (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (5), Australia (2), Austria (2), Brazil (9), Chile (3), Colombia (44), Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (6), Ecuador (16), Fiji (1), France (3), Germany (18), Grenada (5), Haiti (1), India (8), Indonesia (12), Italy (8), Japan (5), the Marshall Islands (5), Mexico (3), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Pakistan (3), Palau (1), Panama (97), Peru (2), Poland (2), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (19: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina), Venezuela (20)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Germany (1), India (1), Iran (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (3), Peru (2), United States (29: Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Australia (5), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (2), Egypt (4), France (14), Germany (2), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Mexico (7), the Netherlands Antilles (3), New Zealand (2), Nigeria (11), Pakistan (5), Panama (2), Peru (7), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (23), United States (162: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Belgium (2), Colombia (1), Denmark (7), Egypt (4), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Mexico (1), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (2), Poland (1), Puerto Rico (1), United States (38: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Austria (1), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (1), Cameroon (1), Egypt (1), France (3), Indian Ocean (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Poland (3), South Africa (1), Switzerland (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (83: Alabama, California, Delaware, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of France (4), Germany (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Somalia (1), Tunisia (2)

• Triassic of Italy (1), Slovenia (1)

Total: 968 collections including 1373 occurrences

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