Family Turbinellidae Swainson 1840 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae

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

See also Beesley 1998, Harzhauser 2004, Harzhauser 2007, Jeffery 2003, Ponder and Warén 1988 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Babyloniidae, Coralliophilidae, Costellariidae, Cystiscidae, Fulgerca, Harpidae, Marginellidae, Mitracea, Mitridae, Muricidae, Pholidotomidae, Pleioptygmatidae, Purpurellidae, Rachiglossa, Strepsiduridae, Taurasinae, Tudiclidae, Volutidae, Volutomitridae

Subtaxa: Columbariinae Fulgurofusus Graphidulinae Ptychactractinae Ptychatractinae Semifusus Streptosiphon Tudiculinae Tudivasum Turbinellinae Vasinae Xancidae

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Cuba (1), Djibouti (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Eritrea (1), India (2), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (16: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (12), India (1), Jamaica (4), Mexico (3), South Africa (2), United States (11: California, Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4), Japan (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Brazil (5), Chile (2), Colombia (31), the Dominican Republic (36), Haiti (1), India (5), Indonesia (1), Japan (2), Mexico (2), New Zealand (7), Pakistan (4), Panama (24), Somalia (7), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (12: Florida), Venezuela (9)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1), Haiti (1), United States (5: Florida)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), Bulgaria (3), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Haiti (1), India (1), Iran (1), Israel (1), Mexico (1), Myanmar (1), New Zealand (3), Oman (1), Pakistan (2), Romania (1), Somalia (2), United States (11: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (5: Oregon)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (1), Haiti (1), Libya (1), Mexico (1), Myanmar (1), Namibia (1), New Zealand (2), Panama (1), Peru (6), the United Kingdom (2), United States (12: Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington)

• Paleocene of Australia (4), Austria (1), Belgium (1), France (1), Mexico (1), Poland (1), United States (15: Alabama, California, Mississippi, Texas)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: British Columbia), Mexico (4), the Russian Federation (1), United States (139: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington)

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (2)

Total: 478 collections including 570 occurrences

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