Family Triphoridae Gray 1847 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Triphoridae

Parent taxon: Triphoroidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2017

See also Beesley 1998, Bouchet et al. 2005, Harris and Palmer 1947, Harzhauser 2002, Ponder and Warén 1988, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Cerithiopsidae, Newtoniellidae, Triforidae

Subtaxa: Biforina Cautotriphora Costatophora Inella Iniforinae Marshallora Mastoniaeforis Metaxiinae Monophorus Norephora Triforinae Triphora Triphorinae Viriola

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (1 collection), Bermuda (1), China (6), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), French Polynesia (1), Italy (3), Japan (4), the Marshall Islands (6), Mayotte (1), Mexico (4), Morocco (4), the Netherlands (1), Panama (1), Portugal (11), South Africa (2), Spain (2), Tuvalu (1), United States (39: California, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), the Dominican Republic (11), Ecuador (3), Fiji (2), Italy (4), Jamaica (3), Japan (2), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (2), Panama (4), Trinidad and Tobago (9), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: California, Florida, Virginia), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Australia (2), Austria (8), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (30), France (2), Germany (19), Indonesia (4), Italy (1), the Marshall Islands (7), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (3), Palau (1), Panama (1), Poland (2), Slovakia (2), United States (1: New Jersey), Vanuatu (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (3), United States (5: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Australia (1), France (5), Germany (1), Italy (1), Pakistan (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (13: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Greenland (1), Poland (1), Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 274 collections including 362 occurrences

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