Family Pachychilidae Troschel 1857 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Pachychilidae

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

See also Pacaud and Le Renard 1995 and Ponder and Warén 1988

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Anaplocamidae Charadreon Eginea Faunus Jponsia Melanatria Moniquia Paludomus

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Colombia (5), Fiji (1), Indonesia (2), Peru (5)

• Oligocene of Peru (2), Romania (3)

• Eocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Colombia (5), France (6), Indonesia (5), Italy (1), Japan (8), Mexico (2), Pakistan (3), Panama (2), Peru (6), Spain (31), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (4)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (3), Turkey (1)

• Paleocene of Colombia (1), Iraq (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Mexico (1), Spain (1), United States (5: North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 114 collections including 124 occurrences

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