Family Cerithiopsidae Adams and Adams 1853 (snail)

Gastropoda - Triphoroidea - Cerithiopsidae

Parent taxon: Triphoroidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Beesley 1998, Martin 1904, Ponder and Warén 1988, Rivera 1957, Sohl 1964 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Newtoniellidae, Triforidae, Triphoridae

Subtaxa: Aliptinae Altispecula Binda Cerithiopsidella Cerithiopsinae Cerithiopsis Clathropsis Conciliopsis Cyrbasia Dizoniopsis Euseila Horologica Notoseila Pilaflexis Potenatomus Retilaskeya Seila Seilinae Socienna Specula Synthopsis Thereitis Tubercliopsis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (1 collection), Brazil (1), China (3), Costa Rica (4), Ecuador (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (2), Mexico (5), Morocco (3), Panama (2), Portugal (12), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (51: California, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), Ecuador (3), Italy (4), Jamaica (3), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (9), the United Kingdom (1), United States (14: California, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (7)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Austria (8), Denmark (1), Fiji (1), France (2), Germany (8), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), the Marshall Islands (6), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (5), Pakistan (1), Palau (1), Panama (2), Poland (2), Slovakia (3), Spain (1), United States (14: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island)

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

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (1), France (2), Germany (1), Iran (1), United States (2: Georgia, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Australia (2), Belgium (2), Colombia (3), France (5), Germany (1), India (1), Japan (3), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (1), Spain (1), Tonga (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (13: Alabama, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (6), France (2), Germany (1), Greenland (2), Nigeria (2), Poland (3), Puerto Rico (1), United States (4: Alabama, California)

• Cretaceous of Germany (3), Mexico (1), United States (26: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Mississippi, New Mexico, Tennessee, Utah)

Total: 303 collections including 490 occurrences

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