Family Ficidae Meek 1864 (fig shell)

Gastropoda - Ficoidea - Ficidae

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

See also Beesley 1998, Chiesa et al. 1995, Harzhauser 2002, Harzhauser 2004, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Jeffery 2003, Landau and Marques da Silva 2010, Olsson 1931, Ponder and Warén 1988, Todd 2001 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Austroficopsis Bulbificopsis Ficopsis Ficus Fusoficula Gonysycon Perissolax Priscoficus Pseudogaleodea Sycodes Thalassocyon Urosyca

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Fiji (1), India (2), Italy (1), Japan (1), United States (12: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina), Vanuatu (1), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (4), Fiji (1), India (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (4), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (3), Panama (1), Portugal (1), Spain (2), United States (12: California, Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (5), Argentina (10), Austria (4), Belgium (10), Brazil (7), Chile (6), Colombia (10), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (19), France (6), Germany (20), Grenada (14), Haiti (1), India (9), Indonesia (2), Italy (12), Japan (3), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (3), Pakistan (3), Panama (29), Peru (4), Poland (1), Romania (1), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Turkey (2), United States (23: California, Delaware, Florida, Oregon, South Carolina), Venezuela (8)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (1), Hungary (2), India (1), Iran (1), Israel (1), Mexico (7), Myanmar (2), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (6), Peru (1), United States (23: California, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Washington), Venezuela (1)

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

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Angola (2), Antarctica (9), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (3), Egypt (1), France (8), Italy (1), Mexico (4), the Netherlands Antilles (2), New Zealand (5), Panama (1), Peru (5), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (17), United States (150: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (1), Greenland (3), Mexico (5), New Zealand (3), Poland (2), United States (67: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta), Mozambique (1), South Africa (1), United States (15: California, Tennessee, Wyoming)

Total: 662 collections including 768 occurrences

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