Family Rissoidae Gray 1847 (snail)

Gastropoda - Rissooidea - Rissoidae

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

See also Beesley 1998, Beu et al. 1990, Harzhauser 2002, Marquet 1997, Martin 1904, Ponder and Warén 1988, Todd 2001, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Adeorbidae, Amnicolidae, Barleeidae, Bithyniidae, Cochliopidae, Cyclotropis, Elachisinidae, Emblandidae, Epigridae, Greveniella, Helicostoidae, Lithoglyphidae, Mesocochliopidae, Moitessieriidae, Palaeorissoinidae, Torniidae, Vitrinellidae

Subtaxa: Alvania Benthonella Boreocingula Folinia Hudlestoniella Lapsigyrus Merelina Microstelma Mohrensterniinae Ottoino Ovirissoa Powellisetia Pusillina Rissoa Rissocerithium Rissoina Rissoinae Rissoininae Setia Simulamerelina Stosicia Striatestea Thierachella Tournoueria Turboella Voorwindia Zebina Zebinostoma

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (10 collections), Argentina (1), the Bahamas (1), Bermuda (2), Cayman Islands (1), China (8), Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (2), Fiji (1), France (2), French Polynesia (1), Greenland (8), Iceland (2), India (1), Italy (6), Jamaica (2), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (7), Mexico (4), Morocco (4), the Netherlands (4), New Zealand (4), Panama (2), Poland (6), Portugal (16), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (4), Spain (4), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (32: Alaska, California, Florida, Hawaii, North Carolina, Virginia), Vanuatu (2), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1), Malaysia (8)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Belgium (3), Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (2), Fiji (1), Iceland (4), India (1), Italy (14), Jamaica (6), the Marshall Islands (2), Mexico (5), Panama (10), Trinidad and Tobago (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: California, Florida), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (9)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1), the Dominican Republic (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Australia (5), Austria (14), Belgium (3), Brazil (4), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (4), Fiji (2), France (9), Georgia (1), Germany (26), Hungary (1), India (1), Indonesia (5), Iran (1), Italy (3), Japan (1), Kazakhstan (1), the Marshall Islands (30), Morocco (3), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (6), Palau (1), Panama (5), Poland (6), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (3), Slovakia (4), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Turkey (2), Ukraine (3), United States (5: Florida), Vanuatu (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (5), Denmark (3), France (40), Germany (6), the Netherlands (1)

• Eocene of France (24), Germany (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (6), the United Kingdom (15), United States (3: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (6), France (2), Greenland (2), Nigeria (1), Poland (2), Puerto Rico (1), United States (4: Alabama, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta), France (2), Germany (1), Madagascar (2), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (35: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (3), Germany (7), Italy (2), Poland (6), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1)

• Permian of the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 596 collections including 1313 occurrences

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