Family Cassidae Latreille 1825 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative spelling: Cassinae

Parent taxon: Tonnoidea according to A. G. Beu 2008

See also Beesley 1998, Beu 2005, Beu 2010, Bouchet et al. 2005, Harzhauser 2002, Harzhauser 2004, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Martin 1904, Ponder and Warén 1988, Todd 2001 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Laubierinidae, Pisanianuridae

Subtaxa: Casmaria Cassididae Cassinae Ceiba Doliocassis Oocorythinae Phaliinae Sconsodolium

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Costa Rica (4), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (3), Egypt (1), Fiji (1), India (1), Ireland (1), Italy (3), Japan (5), Kenya (2), Mexico (3), Morocco (5), Panama (5), Portugal (2), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (2), Spain (3), Taiwan (1), United States (12: Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1), Malaysia (3)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Belgium (3), Chile (3), Costa Rica (13), the Dominican Republic (28), Ecuador (16), Fiji (2), Haiti (3), India (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (2), Jamaica (9), Japan (4), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (25), Papua New Guinea (1), Spain (5), the United Kingdom (5), United States (9: Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina), Venezuela (11)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (15), Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Argentina (1), Australia (9), Austria (2), Belgium (9), Brazil (4), Chile (11), Colombia (7), Costa Rica (6), Cuba (1), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (100), Ecuador (3), Fiji (3), France (5), Germany (28), Greece (2), Grenada (8), Guam (1), Hungary (1), India (7), Indonesia (4), Iran (1), Italy (12), Jamaica (1), Japan (6), Mexico (2), Myanmar (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (19), Northern Mariana Islands (2), Pakistan (5), Panama (55), Poland (1), Romania (2), Slovakia (1), Somalia (2), South Africa (1), Sri Lanka (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (1), United States (18: Alaska, Florida, Maryland, Oregon, Washington), Venezuela (8)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1), Haiti (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Denmark (4), France (1), Germany (2), Hungary (2), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Mexico (2), Myanmar (3), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (4), Peru (1), Somalia (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (42: Alabama, Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (9: Oregon)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (6), Croatia (1), Egypt (5), France (7), Germany (1), Haiti (2), India (2), Indonesia (4), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Mexico (10), Namibia (1), New Zealand (7), Pakistan (3), Panama (1), Peru (5), Romania (4), Somalia (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (13), United States (101: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (2), Denmark (5), Egypt (1), Greenland (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (7: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (8), Germany (1), Poland (1), South Africa (1), United States (1: California)

Total: 884 collections including 1237 occurrences

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