†family Zygopleuridae Wenz 1938 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Zygopleuridae

Parent taxon: Loxonematoidea according to W. F. Ponder and A. Warén 1988

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Golikov and Starobogatov 1975 and Knight et al. 1960

Sister taxa: Abyssochrysidae, Acrospira, Crassimarginatidae, Loxonematidae, Palaeozygopleuridae, Scoliostomatidae, Soleniscidae, Spirostylidae, Vetotuba

Subtaxa: Allocosmia Allostrophiinae Ampezzopleurinae Andangulariinae Aristerostrophia Azyga Hypsipleura Raha Virgella Xizangospira Zardinistylus Zygopleurinae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene to Eocene of Turkey (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Madagascar (1), Poland (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Chile (2), Germany (44), Hungary (2), India (4), Israel (1), Italy (3), Luxembourg (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (11), Portugal (3), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), Tanzania (2), Tunisia (1), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (8)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), China (34), Colombia (2), Germany (1), Hungary (13), Iran (5), Italy (67), New Caledonia (3), Oman (1), Peru (11), Poland (1), Romania (1), Slovakia (3), Slovenia (2), Switzerland (1), Tunisia (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (17: Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, Utah), Vietnam (1)

• Permian to Triassic of China (1)

• Permian of China (6), Indonesia (2), Tunisia (2), United States (2: Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous of United States (8: Alaska, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma)

Total: 286 collections including 394 occurrences

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