†family Nerineidae Zittel 1873 (snail)

Gastropoda - Heterobranchia - Nerineidae

Alternative spelling: Nerinaeidae

Parent taxon: Nerineoidea according to W. F. Ponder and A. Warén 1988

See also Ronchetti 1970, Saul and Squires 1998 and von der Osten 1957

Sister taxa: Aptyxiellidae, Auroraellidae, Bactroptyxisidae, Dalmateidae, Elatioriellidae, Elegantellidae, Fibuloptygmatidae, Fibulotyxisidae, Itieriidae, Nerinellidae, Phaneroptyxisidae, Polyptyxisidae, Ptygmatidae, Triptyxisidae, Upellidae

Subtaxa: Adiozoptyxinae Aphanoptyxis Cossmannea Diptyxis Favria Nerineinae Nerinella Nerinoidinae Plesioptyxis Polyptyxis Prodiozoptyxis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Albania (4 collections), Algeria (1), Angola (1), Austria (3), China (1), Croatia (1), Egypt (15), France (10), Germany (4), Greece (1), Hungary (5), Italy (7), Jamaica (2), Japan (10), Mexico (17), Mozambique (2), Portugal (34), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (2), Switzerland (17), the United Kingdom (2), United States (8: Arizona, California, Texas), Venezuela (4), Yemen (2)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Romania (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Austria (1), Chile (22), China (1), Cuba (1), Ethiopia (11), France (16), Germany (7), India (3), Israel (3), Italy (5), Kenya (2), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (5), New Zealand (2), Poland (6), Portugal (34), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (30), Slovenia (4), Somalia (9), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (22), Thailand (1), Tunisia (21), the United Kingdom (25), United States (30: California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming), Yemen (9)

• Permian of Cambodia (2), Malaysia (1), United States (1: Arizona)

Total: 436 collections including 565 occurrences

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