Superfamily Xenophoroidea Troschel 1852 (snail)

Gastropoda - Xenophoroidea

Parent taxon: Littorinimorpha according to P. Jeffery 2003

See also Beesley 1998, Bouchet et al. 2005, Harzhauser 2004, Ponder and Warén 1988 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Calyptraeoidea, Capuloidea, Cingulopsoidea, Cypraeoidea, Discopoda, Ficoidea, Littorinoidea, Naticoidea, Pterotracheoidea, Stromboidea, Tonnoidea, Vanikoroidea, Velutinoidea, Vermetoidea

Subtaxa: Lamelliphoridae Xenophoridae

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Haiti (1 collection), Italy (6), Japan (3), Morocco (1), Pakistan (1), Taiwan (1), United States (2: Florida), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (3), Mexico (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (7), Ecuador (4), Fiji (1), Greece (2), India (1), Indonesia (4), Italy (5), Jamaica (3), Japan (2), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (10), Papua New Guinea (1), Spain (1), United States (3: Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6), South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Anguilla (2), Australia (3), Austria (5), Belgium (4), Brazil (3), Chile (4), Colombia (2), Denmark (2), the Dominican Republic (24), France (4), Germany (38), Greece (2), Grenada (4), Hungary (1), India (4), Indonesia (4), Italy (7), Japan (2), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (4), Northern Mariana Islands (3), Panama (4), Poland (1), Puerto Rico (4), Slovakia (1), Somalia (5), Sri Lanka (2), Turkey (3), United States (4: Florida)

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

• Oligocene of Austria (2), Denmark (1), France (8), Germany (1), Greece (1), Hungary (2), India (1), Iran (1), Jamaica (1), New Zealand (3), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), Somalia (5), United States (21: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Belgium (1), Egypt (2), France (6), Germany (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (4), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (5), Panama (2), Peru (1), Romania (4), Somalia (1), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (40: Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (5), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), United States (9: Alabama, California, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Brazil (2), France (3), Germany (2), Mexico (9), Poland (3), United States (70: Alabama, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (2), Germany (1), Hungary (5), Italy (1), Spain (8)

• Triassic of United States (1: Idaho)

Total: 491 collections including 524 occurrences

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