Subfamily Volutinae Rafinesque 1815 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Parent taxon: Volutidae according to D. Merle and J. Pacaud 2014

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Chiesa et al. 1995, Darragh 1989, Harzhauser 2004, Harzhauser 2007, Harzhauser et al. 2009, Landau and Marques da Silva 2010, MacNeil 1960, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Petuch 1997, Ponder and Warén 1988, Squires 1984, Wilson 1994 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Alcithoinae, Amoria, Amoriinae, Athletinae, Aurinia, Benthovoluta, Calliotectinae, Closia, Cymbiinae, Cymbium, Enaeta, Eucymba, Fulgoraria, Fulgorariinae, Gosavia, Haliinae, Involuta, Notoplejona, Notovoluta, Odontocymbiolinae, Pavora, Phenacoptygma, Scaphella, Scaphellinae, Teremachia, Volutilithinae, Volutoderminae, Yetinae, Zidoninae

Subtaxa: Calliotectum Callipara Chiraluta Cordilyria Ctenilyria Cymbiola Falsilyria Festilyria Fusivoluta Harpula Harpulina Leptoscapha Lyreneta Lyriini Lyrischapa Neptuneopsis Pseudaulica Teramachia Voluta Woodsivoluta

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (2), Panama (2), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (2), United States (1: South Carolina), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (4)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Costa Rica (15), the Dominican Republic (19), Indonesia (4), Japan (2), Panama (14), South Africa (3), the United Kingdom (1), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (10), Japan (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (9), Brazil (4), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (38), Germany (1), India (5), Indonesia (9), Italy (3), Japan (1), Pakistan (8), Panama (8), Romania (1), South Africa (1), United States (7: California, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (2)

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

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Bulgaria (1), Costa Rica (1), France (2), Greece (1), India (2), Iran (2), Jamaica (1), New Zealand (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (5), Turkey (1), United States (17: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina)

• Eocene of Angola (1), Antarctica (1), Australia (3), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (2), Egypt (2), France (9), Germany (1), India (2), Indonesia (2), Italy (2), Mexico (2), Namibia (1), Pakistan (7), Panama (1), Peru (6), Romania (2), the United Kingdom (8), United States (36: California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (2)

• Paleocene of China (1), Denmark (1), Egypt (1), France (1), India (1), Niger (2), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (3), Poland (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (9: Alabama, Louisiana, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), Egypt (1), USSR (1), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 352 collections including 419 occurrences

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