Family Nassariidae Iredale 1916 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

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

See also Addicott 1970, Beesley 1998, Harris and Palmer 1947, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Hickman 1980, Jeffery 2003, Squires 1984, Todd 2001, Ward 1992, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Amyclina Bathynassa Bullia Bulliinae Bulliopsis Colwellia Cyllene Cylleninae Dorsaninae Engoniophos Ilyanassa Leptarius Molopophorus Nassaria Nassariinae Pallacera Phrontis Profundinassa Pseudostrombus Psilarius Sudonassarius Tritia

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Argentina (7), Australia (6), Bermuda (4), Brazil (7), Cayman Islands (3), Chile (6), Costa Rica (5), Djibouti (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (5), Eritrea (2), Fiji (1), France (1), French Polynesia (1), Guam (1), Iceland (6), India (1), Indonesia (1), Ireland (1), Italy (7), Jamaica (2), Japan (10), the Marshall Islands (2), Mayotte (4), Mexico (17), Morocco (12), Mozambique (1), Namibia (6), the Netherlands (3), Panama (4), Peru (8), the Philippines (1), Portugal (2), Saudi Arabia (2), the Seychelles (3), South Africa (9), Spain (9), Sudan (1), Taiwan (12), Thailand (4), the United Kingdom (7), United States (252: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (2), Vanuatu (7), Venezuela (4), Yemen (2)

• Blancan of United States (2: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ecuador (1), Guam (1), Malaysia (7), South Africa (2), United States (16: California, Florida, Washington)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Belgium (3), Chile (3), Colombia (3), Costa Rica (16), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (7), Ecuador (12), Fiji (6), Greece (3), Holy See (Vatican City State) (1), Iceland (2), India (1), Indonesia (18), Iran (1), Italy (9), Jamaica (5), Japan (16), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (3), Panama (15), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (4), the Philippines (5), Portugal (1), South Africa (8), Spain (7), Trinidad and Tobago (10), the United Kingdom (9), United States (85: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Vanuatu (3), Venezuela (10)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3), Japan (2), South Africa (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Argentina (5), Australia (7), Austria (12), Belgium (8), Brazil (4), Chile (19), Colombia (15), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (12), Ecuador (5), Fiji (1), France (2), Germany (44), Greece (2), India (5), Indonesia (19), Iran (1), Italy (16), Japan (28), Kazakhstan (1), the Marshall Islands (4), Mexico (2), Morocco (1), Myanmar (3), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (10), Pakistan (1), Palau (1), Panama (71), Peru (3), the Philippines (2), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Puerto Rico (2), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (3), Slovakia (5), South Africa (2), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (23), Turkey (3), Ukraine (2), United States (103: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Haiti (2), United States (3: Florida)

• Oligocene of Austria (3), Belgium (3), Canada (2: British Columbia), France (25), Germany (2), Haiti (1), Hungary (4), Japan (5), Myanmar (2), Pakistan (2), Somalia (1), United States (73: Alabama, California, Florida, Mississippi, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene of Antarctica (13), Belgium (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Colombia (1), France (3), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Indonesia (5), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (3), Peru (3), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (12), United States (146: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (2), Austria (3), Belgium (1), Denmark (6), Egypt (1), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (44: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (3), Cameroon (3), France (1), Germany (1), Mozambique (1), Poland (1), Switzerland (5), United States (12: Alabama, Arizona, Minnesota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Germany (1), Hungary (1), Italy (5)

Total: 1647 collections including 2948 occurrences

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