Family Personidae Gray 1854 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Personidae

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

See also Beesley 1998, Beu 2005, Beu 2010, Harzhauser 2007 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Laubierinidae, Pisanianuridae

Subtaxa: Distorsio Distorsionella Eocymatium Kotakaia Personopsis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Costa Rica (5), Fiji (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Panama (4), United States (2: Louisiana), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (3)

• Pliocene of Colombia (4), Costa Rica (10), the Dominican Republic (16), Ecuador (6), Fiji (2), India (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (13), Mexico (6), Panama (8), the Philippines (1), Portugal (1), Spain (2), Venezuela (15)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (13), Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Chile (7), Colombia (8), Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (41), Ecuador (3), France (1), Germany (2), Grenada (3), India (3), Indonesia (1), Italy (4), Mexico (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (47), Peru (1), Turkey (1), United States (11: Florida), Venezuela (10)

• Oligocene of France (1), Myanmar (3), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), United States (10: California, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina)

• Eocene of France (2), New Zealand (1), United States (8: Alabama, Louisiana, Texas)

Total: 296 collections including 356 occurrences

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