Family Mitridae Swainson 1831 (mitre shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mitridae

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

See also Beesley 1998, Davoli 2000, Harzhauser 2007, Martin 1904, Ponder and Warén 1988, Sohl 1964, Sohl 1964, Stilwell et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Wienrich and Janssen 2007

Sister taxa: Babyloniidae, Coralliophilidae, Costellariidae, Cystiscidae, Fulgerca, Harpidae, Marginellidae, Mitracea, Muricidae, Pholidotomidae, Pleioptygmatidae, Purpurellidae, Rachiglossa, Strepsiduridae, Taurasinae, Tudiclidae, Turbinellidae, Volutidae, Volutomitridae

Subtaxa: Cylindromitrinae Dentrimitra Imbricariinae Mesorhytis Mitra Mitra (Isara) Mitra (Mitra) Mitraria Mitrinae Pterygia Pyrenomitra Scabricola

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (1), China (1), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), Djibouti (4), Ecuador (3), Eritrea (1), Fiji (1), French Polynesia (1), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Ireland (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (3), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (7), Morocco (1), Mozambique (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Peru (1), Portugal (5), South Africa (1), Spain (4), Sudan (1), Taiwan (5), United States (26: California, Florida, Hawaii, South Carolina), Vanuatu (2), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1), Malaysia (3), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Chile (1), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (6), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (10), Ecuador (8), Fiji (2), Greece (2), India (1), Indonesia (5), Italy (1), Jamaica (4), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (13), Papua New Guinea (1), the Philippines (4), Portugal (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (10: California, Florida, North Carolina), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (9)

• Miocene of Argentina (11), Australia (4), Austria (3), Belgium (2), Brazil (6), Colombia (18), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (8), Ecuador (2), Fiji (1), France (1), Germany (13), Greece (2), Grenada (6), Guam (2), India (8), Indonesia (18), Italy (6), Japan (9), the Marshall Islands (4), Mexico (4), New Zealand (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (5), Palau (1), Panama (33), the Philippines (2), Poland (1), Puerto Rico (2), Romania (2), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (4), Turkey (1), United States (13: Florida), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Haiti (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), Costa Rica (1), Mexico (3), Myanmar (2), Oman (1), Panama (1), United States (19: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Antarctica (5), Australia (2), Colombia (1), Egypt (2), France (4), Indonesia (2), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (3), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (2), Peru (3), Romania (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (65: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Australia (2), Belgium (2), Denmark (3), France (1), Germany (1), Greenland (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (2), United States (5: Alabama, Maryland, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Brazil (1), France (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (11: Mississippi, New Jersey, Tennessee)

Total: 549 collections including 779 occurrences

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