†family Nerineidae Zittel 1873 (snail)

Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Nerineidae

Alternative spelling: Nerinaeidae

Parent taxon: Nerineoidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2017

See also Allison 1955, Ponder and Warén 1988, 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 Itieria Nerineinae Nerinoidinae Plesioptyxis Polyptyxis

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Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Albania (3 collections), Algeria (1), Angola (4), Austria (3), Chile (1), China (1), Croatia (1), Egypt (14), France (11), Gabon (1), Germany (4), Greece (1), Hungary (5), Italy (8), Japan (7), Libya (3), Mexico (16), Mozambique (2), Portugal (34), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (2), Switzerland (17), the United Kingdom (2), United States (10: Arizona, California, Texas), Venezuela (4)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Romania (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Austria (1), Chile (7), China (1), Cuba (1), Ethiopia (11), France (7), Germany (6), India (3), Indonesia (1), Italy (5), Kenya (1), Lebanon (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (5), New Zealand (2), Poland (6), Portugal (32), Saudi Arabia (29), Slovenia (4), Somalia (9), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (6), Thailand (1), Tunisia (21), the United Kingdom (11), United States (31: California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 363 collections including 472 occurrences

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