†subfamily Ranellinae Gray 1854 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Parent taxon: Ranellidae according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Beu 2005, Beu 2010, Bouchet et al. 2005, Dockery 1993 and Ponder and Warén 1988

Sister taxa: Argobuccinum, Biplex, Cantharulus, Cymatiinae, Cymatium, Haurokoa, Monoplex, Neptunellininae, Personinae, Trachytriton

Subtaxa: Ameranella Crassicymatium Fusitron Gutturinium Gyrineum Halgyrineum Priene Ranularia Reticutriton Septa Turritriton

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), Chile (1), Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (1), Fiji (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (2), Namibia (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (2), Spain (1), United States (1: California), Vanuatu (3), Venezuela (2), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (6), United States (1: Washington)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (1), Fiji (1), Greece (2), India (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Mexico (1), Pakistan (4), Peru (1), the Philippines (4), Spain (3), United States (5: California), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Brazil (1), Chile (3), Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (9), Fiji (2), France (1), Greece (2), Hungary (1), India (6), Indonesia (5), Italy (9), Japan (4), Pakistan (5), Panama (2), the Philippines (1), Poland (1), United States (2: Oregon), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene of Panama (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (2: Oregon)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), United States (8: California, Oregon)

• Paleocene of United States (4: Texas)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 147 collections including 183 occurrences

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