Family Atlantidae Wiegmann and Ruthe 1832 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pterotracheoidea - Atlantidae

Parent taxon: Carinarioidea according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Beesley 1998, Bouchet et al. 2005, Ponder and Warén 1988 and Zorn 1997

Sister taxa: Bellerophinidae, Carinariidae, Pterotracheidae, Atlantacea

Subtaxa: Atlanta Oxygyrus Protatlanta

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Marshall Islands (1 collection), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Fiji (1), Jamaica (2), Panama (6), Portugal (1), Spain (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2), France (2), Greece (1), Grenada (4), Panama (2)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

• Eocene of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 29 collections including 38 occurrences

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