Superfamily Haliotoidea Rafinesque 1815 (snail)

Gastropoda - Haliotoidea

Parent taxon: Vetigastropoda according to P. Jeffery 2003

See also Bouchet et al. 2005 and Lozouet et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Amberleyoidea, Angarioidea, Blodgettella, Cirroidea, Crosseolidae, Fissurelloidea, Frydatinus, Jurassiphorus, Lepetelloidea, Lepetodriloidea, Microdomatoidea, Neomphaloidea, Nodoconus, Pendromidae, Pleurotomariina, Pleurotomarioidea, Ptychomphaloidea, Purkynespira, Schizogonioidea, Scissurelloidea, Seguenzioidea, Selenimorpha, Trochina, Trochoidea, Turbinoidea

Subtaxa: Haliotidae Temnotropidae

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Type: Haliotidae

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (4), China (1), France (1), Greece (1), Guam (3), Italy (2), Japan (4), Mexico (16), Morocco (2), Portugal (7), Saudi Arabia (1), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (2), Spain (2), Tonga (1), United States (11: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), South Africa (2), Spain (3), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Algeria (10), Australia (1), Austria (2), Cyprus (2), France (1), Guam (1), Hungary (1), Italy (3), Malta (1), Moldova (4), Morocco (2), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

• Triassic of Hungary (1), Italy (8), Slovakia (1)

Total: 119 collections including 137 occurrences

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