Subfamily Cymatiinae Iredale 1913 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Parent taxon: Ranellidae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Beu 2005, Beu 2010, Bouchet et al. 2005, Harasewych and Beu 2007, Harzhauser 2004, Ponder and Warén 1988, Squires 1987, Stilwell et al. 2004 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Argobuccinum, Biplex, Cantharulus, Cymatium, Haurokoa, Monoplex, Neptunellininae, Personinae, Ranellinae, Trachytriton

Subtaxa: Antarctiranella Cabestana Charonia Cymatiella Linatella Sassia

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Chile (1), Costa Rica (1), Djibouti (1), Italy (1), Morocco (3), Panama (2), Portugal (3), South Africa (2), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Hawaii), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Chile (13), Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (4), Greece (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Panama (1), Spain (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Florida), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (10)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (4), Australia (16), Belgium (1), Chile (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (5), France (4), Germany (18), Greece (1), Grenada (1), India (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (7), Japan (4), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (10), Poland (1), Romania (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (1), United States (2: Maryland)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Denmark (5), France (1), Germany (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (4), Pakistan (1), United States (24: Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (2)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (6), Germany (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Mexico (3), New Zealand (5), Peru (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (48: Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (1), Austria (2), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (2), Denmark (9), Egypt (2), France (2), Greenland (1), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (4), United States (7: Alabama, California)

• Cretaceous of France (2), Poland (4), United States (12: Alabama, Arizona, Mississippi, Tennessee)

Total: 321 collections including 405 occurrences

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