Family Eulimidae Philippi 1853 (snail)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae

Parent taxon: Vanikoroidea according to T. Takano and Y. Kano 2014

See also Beesley 1998, Bouchet et al. 2005, Garilli and Messina 2006, Martin 1904, Ponder and Warén 1988, Sohl 1964, Stilwell et al. 2004, Todd 2001 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Aclididae, Gigantocapulidae, Haloceratidae, Hipponicacea, Hipponicidae, Omalaxidae, Vanikoridae

Subtaxa: Anteglosia Apicalia Asterolamia Asterophilidae Chileutomia Coroniscala Curveulima Echineulima Entoconchidae Eulima Eulitoma Fusceulima Hebeulima Hemiliostraca Hoplopteron Hordeulima Hypermastus Leutzenia Lissochilina Margineulima Megadenus Melanella Melanellidae Microstilifer Mucronalia Niso Paedophoropodidae Parvioris Peasistilifer Pelseneeria Pictobalcis Polygireulima Pulicicochlea Pyramidelloides Rostreulima Sabinella Scalenostoma Sticteulima Stilapex Stilifer Stiliferidae Thyca Trochostilifer Vitreobalcis Vitreolina

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (1 collection), China (3), Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (3), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Japan (5), the Marshall Islands (2), Mexico (3), Morocco (3), Panama (1), Portugal (1), South Africa (1), United States (44: California, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina), Uruguay (1), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (6), Fiji (1), India (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Jamaica (4), Mexico (3), Panama (14), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (8), the United Kingdom (5), United States (17: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Argentina (2), Australia (2), Austria (6), Belgium (1), Colombia (1), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (3), France (3), Germany (39), Grenada (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (3), the Marshall Islands (2), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (4), Palau (1), Panama (47), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (9), United States (11: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (2)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), United States (9: Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (3), Egypt (1), France (7), Germany (1), Indonesia (2), New Zealand (6), Pakistan (3), Panama (5), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (10), United States (66: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (6), France (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (2), Puerto Rico (1), United States (6: Alabama, Louisiana, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of USSR (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (40: Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Triassic of Italy (2)

Total: 497 collections including 847 occurrences

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