†family Siliquariidae Anton 1838 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Siliquariidae

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

See also Beesley 1998, Harzhauser 2004, Jeffery 2003, Marquet 1997, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Siliquariinae Stephopoma Stephopomatinae Tenagodus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Djibouti (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), the United Kingdom (1), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (3)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (5), Fiji (1), Indonesia (1), Panama (1), South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (9), Cyprus (2), the Dominican Republic (11), Fiji (1), France (2), India (2), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Moldova (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Spain (1), Vanuatu (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of India (1), Iran (1)

• Eocene of Australia (2), France (5), India (1), Italy (2), Mexico (1), Namibia (1), United States (24: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), United States (3: California, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Triassic of Italy (3)

Total: 110 collections including 121 occurrences

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