Superfamily Capuloidea Fleming 1822 (snail)

Gastropoda - Capuloidea

Parent taxon: Littorinimorpha according to P. Jeffery 2003

See also Beesley 1998, Bouchet et al. 2005 and Harzhauser 2007

Sister taxa: Calyptraeoidea, Cingulopsoidea, Cypraeoidea, Discopoda, Ficoidea, Littorinoidea, Naticoidea, Pterotracheoidea, Stromboidea, Tonnoidea, Vanikoroidea, Velutinoidea, Vermetoidea, Xenophoroidea

Subtaxa: Capulidae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (7 collections), Argentina (1), Canada (6: British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Quebec), Ecuador (1), Greenland (1), Ireland (1), Italy (15), Morocco (3), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (2), Panama (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Alaska, California, Florida, Oregon), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (7), India (1), Italy (8), Jamaica (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Australia (2), Austria (2), Colombia (1), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (5), France (1), Germany (3), India (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Oman (1), United States (3: Mississippi)

• Eocene of France (11), Germany (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (31: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), United States (4: Alabama, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Germany (2), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), Sweden (1), United States (30: Alabama, California, Delaware, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (1)

• Triassic of Italy (2), United States (2: Alaska, California)

• Permian of Australia (2), United States (1: Alaska)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

• Silurian of Morocco (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 205 collections including 255 occurrences

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