Family Bursidae Thiele 1925 (frog shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Bursidae

Parent taxon: Tonnoidea according to A. G. Beu et al. 2012

See also Beesley 1998, Beu 2005, Beu 2010, Bouchet et al. 2005, Ponder and Warén 1988 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Laubierinidae, Pisanianuridae

Subtaxa: Bufonaria Bursa Bursina Crossata Dulcerana Hanaibursa Marsupina Olequahia Ranellina Tutufa

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (1), the Bahamas (1), Costa Rica (4), Ecuador (2), Egypt (1), Fiji (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (3), Mexico (10), New Zealand (1), Panama (2), Peru (1), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (5), Sudan (1), Taiwan (9), United States (9: California, Hawaii), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (3)

• Pliocene of Colombia (2), Costa Rica (7), the Dominican Republic (9), Ecuador (6), Fiji (1), Indonesia (4), Italy (2), Jamaica (10), Japan (1), Mexico (3), Pakistan (2), Panama (12), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (4: California, Florida), Venezuela (13)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (11)

• Neogene of Christmas Island (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Colombia (10), Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (17), Ecuador (3), France (3), Grenada (5), India (5), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (30), Peru (1), Poland (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (9: Florida), Venezuela (12)

• Oligocene of Peru (3), United States (1: Georgia)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (7: Oregon)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1), Mexico (2), Peru (3), United States (34: Alabama, California, Oregon)

• Paleocene of Nigeria (1), United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Japan (3)

Total: 323 collections including 363 occurrences

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