Subfamily Calliostomatinae Thiele 1924 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Alternative spelling: Calliostominae

Synonym: Ziziphininae Gray 1847

Parent taxon: Trochidae according to M. Harzhauser 2007

See also Beesley 1998, Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2005, Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948, Knight et al. 1960, Landau and Marques da Silva 2010, MacNeil 1960, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Perrilliat 1972, Perrilliat 1992 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Aaleniella, Anticonulus, Antisolarium, Buckmanina, Canthardinae, Chlorostoma, Chuelskia, Cirsostylus, Cittarium, Cochleochilus, Coeloconulus, Coralastele, Enida, Eocalliostoma, Eucyclinae, Francisciconcha, Gena, Granulifera, Halistylinae, Hybochelus, Karabolkia, Lirulariinae, Lithotrochus, Livona, Margarella, Margaritinae, Microgaza, Monodontinae, Norrisia, Parvitomella, Phorcus, Prothalotia, Serratotrochus, Solariconulus, Solariellinae, Stelzneria, Stomatellinae, Suavotrochus, Synaptocochlea, Thalotia, Trochaclididae, Trochaclis, Trochinae, Trochotectus, Trochus, Turcicula, Umboniinae, Vacekia, Eostomias, Stomatiinae

Subtaxa: Astele Benthastelena Calliostoma Dentistyla Fautrix Metaconulus Ozodochilus

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Australia (3), the Bahamas (3), Brazil (1), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), Haiti (2), India (1), Italy (2), Japan (4), Jordan (3), Kenya (1), Mexico (8), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (1), Portugal (8), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (37: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon)

• Blancan of United States (4: California)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Colombia (5), Costa Rica (7), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (4), Greece (1), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (5), Italy (2), Jamaica (6), Japan (2), Mexico (7), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2), Panama (9), South Africa (2), Spain (8), Trinidad and Tobago (7), the United Kingdom (3), United States (22: California, Florida, Oregon, Virginia), Venezuela (10)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Argentina (12), Australia (1), Austria (7), Belgium (1), Brazil (8), Chile (5), Colombia (6), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (1), France (1), Germany (23), Grenada (7), India (1), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), Italy (2), Japan (8), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (3), Moldova (2), Myanmar (2), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (5), Panama (10), Peru (2), Poland (2), Romania (2), Slovakia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (14), Ukraine (1), United States (51: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

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

• Oligocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Denmark (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Myanmar (3), New Zealand (2), United States (8: California, Florida, Mississippi, Washington)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (1), Australia (2), France (2), Mexico (1), New Zealand (4), Pakistan (2), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (6: Alabama, California, North Carolina)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), Greenland (2), Poland (2), United States (2: Maryland, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Germany (1), Japan (3), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), United States (1: New Mexico), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of France (2), Italy (1)

• Triassic of Italy (2), Peru (3)

Total: 453 collections including 649 occurrences

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