Family Scaphandridae Sars 1878 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cephalaspidea - Scaphandridae

Parent taxon: Philinacea according to N. F. Sohl 1964

See also Beesley 1998, Martin 1904 and Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: Aglajidae, Cylichnidae, Gastropteridae, Philinidae, Philinoglossidae, Retusidae

Subtaxa: Ellipsoscapha Micromelo Mnestia

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Hawaii collection)

• Oligocene of Belgium (2), France (17)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), United States (22: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Greenland (3), United States (2: Alaska, Texas)

• Cretaceous of United States (73: Alabama, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 122 collections including 134 occurrences

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