Family Vasidae Adams and Adams 1853 (snail)

Gastropoda - Ptenoglossa - Vasidae

Parent taxon: Volutacea according to E. Gliozzi and A. Malatesta 1983

See also Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Eovasum Lupira Ptychatractus Sceptrum Tudicla

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of India (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Austria (3), France (3), Italy (2)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Egypt (5), France (1), India (1), Jamaica (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (6: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: Maryland)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), Egypt (1), Greenland (2), Pakistan (1), Poland (1), United States (11: Alabama, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Chile (1), Egypt (1), Mozambique (1), Poland (5), United States (20: Alabama, Maryland, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 84 collections including 102 occurrences

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