Family Neritidae Rafinesque 1815 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoidea - Neritidae

Synonym: Protoneritidae Kittl 1899

Parent taxon: Neritoidea according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Bandel and Frýda 1999, Beesley 1998, Bouchet et al. 2005, Golikov and Starobogatov 1975, Harzhauser 2002, Harzhauser 2004, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Heidelberger and Koch 2005, Knight et al. 1960 and Kosnik 2002

Sister taxa: Naticopsidae, Neridomidae, Neritariidae, Phenacolepadidae, Pileolidae

Subtaxa: Clithon Corsania Cryptonerita Cuisenerita Lyosoma Natitaria Neritinae Neritininae Neritodonta Neritodryas Pisulina Smaragdiinae Trachynerita Velatella Velatinae Vitta

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (4), the Bahamas (1), Bermuda (2), Brazil (1), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (3), Djibouti (4), the Dominican Republic (2), Eritrea (4), French Polynesia (1), Greece (1), Haiti (3), India (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (2), Japan (2), Kenya (2), the Marshall Islands (1), Mauritius (1), Mexico (4), Panama (4), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (2), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (1), Spain (3), Sudan (1), United States (11: Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana), Vanuatu (3), Venezuela (4), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1), Spain (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Costa Rica (2), Croatia (2), the Dominican Republic (5), Ecuador (1), Fiji (5), Indonesia (6), Jamaica (5), Japan (1), Mexico (2), Panama (1), the Philippines (1), Spain (5), Trinidad and Tobago (8), United States (6: California, Florida, Georgia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (15), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Chile (3), Colombia (10), the Dominican Republic (93), Fiji (2), France (1), Germany (9), Greece (1), Grenada (2), India (1), Indonesia (11), Italy (13), Japan (5), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (1), the Marshall Islands (11), Palau (2), Panama (11), Peru (7), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Slovakia (2), Somalia (1), Spain (2), Switzerland (1), Trinidad and Tobago (4), United States (9: Florida), Venezuela (3)

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

• Oligocene of Austria (3), Belgium (4), Bulgaria (3), Ecuador (1), France (13), Germany (2), Greece (1), Haiti (1), Hungary (2), Iran (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Peru (2), Romania (1), Switzerland (1), Turkey (2), United States (3: California, Georgia)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (10), China (1), Colombia (1), Croatia (4), Egypt (4), France (13), Germany (1), Haiti (3), Hungary (2), India (2), Indonesia (2), Italy (3), Jamaica (6), Japan (3), Mexico (7), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (19), Panama (7), Peru (1), Romania (2), Somalia (4), Spain (11), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (10), United States (16: Alabama, California, Florida, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (1), Turkey (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), China (1), France (1), Greenland (2), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (1), Poland (4), Puerto Rico (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: California)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Austria (2), Brazil (2), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: Alberta), Egypt (1), France (3), Germany (2), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Japan (13), Mexico (4), the Netherlands (1), Nigeria (1), Portugal (2), Spain (3), Sweden (2), USSR (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (40: Arizona, California, Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (2), Germany (1), Greenland (7), India (1), Lebanon (1), Poland (1), Portugal (24), Tanzania (6), Tunisia (4), the United Kingdom (8), United States (33: Idaho, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic of China (16), Germany (4), Hungary (2), Iran (2), Italy (7), Peru (6), Slovakia (1), Slovenia (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Permian of Italy (1), Tunisia (1)

Total: 775 collections including 956 occurrences

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