Family Vanikoridae Gray 1840 (snail)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Vanikoridae

Alternative spelling: Vanikoroidae

Parent taxon: Vanikoroidea according to T. Takano and Y. Kano 2014

See also Beesley 1998, Bouchet et al. 2005, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Ponder and Warén 1988, Stilwell et al. 2004 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Aclididae, Eulimidae, Gigantocapulidae, Haloceratidae, Hipponicacea, Hipponicidae, Omalaxidae

Subtaxa: Macromphalus Megalomphalus Radinista Vanikorinae Vanikoro Vanikoropsis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), the Marshall Islands (1), United States (1: Hawaii)

• Pliocene of India (1), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Fiji (1), France (3), the Marshall Islands (2), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (2), Spain (1)

• Eocene of France (8), Germany (1), Indonesia (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (10), Greenland (2)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Australia (1), Canada (3: Alberta), Germany (2), Greenland (1), Israel (1), Japan (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: Colorado, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of China (1)

Total: 62 collections including 70 occurrences

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