†family Euphemitidae Knight 1956 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1956. New families of Gastropoda. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 46(2):41-42

Parent taxon: Bellerophontoidea according to A. N├╝tzel and C. Ketwetsuriya 2016

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Golikov and Starobogatov 1975 and Wahlman 1992

Sister taxa: Bellerophontidae, Blodgettinotus, Bucanellidae, Bucaniidae, Cymbulariidae, Knightitidae, Plectonotidae, Pterothecidae, Sinuitidae, Temnodiscidae, Thoralispira, Yochelsoniidae

Subtaxa: Euphemites Euphemitinae Euphemitopsis Paleuphemitinae Stachella Warthia

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Type: Euphemites

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (2 collections), China (1), Greenland (15), India (1), Italy (7), Norway (1), Pakistan (9), the Russian Federation (4), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2)

• Leonard of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Permian of Argentina (1), Australia (33), Canada (1: Alberta), China (21), India (2), Iran (1), Italy (17), Japan (8), Mexico (6), Nepal (2), New Zealand (9), Pakistan (82), the Russian Federation (5), Thailand (4), Tunisia (2), United States (119: Arizona, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Virgilian of United States (13: Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (74: Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Westphalian of United States (1: Kentucky)

• Chesterian of United States (5: Illinois, Kentucky, Montana)

• Osagean of United States (5: Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (2), Australia (8), Belgium (2), China (4), Germany (1), Ireland (1), Morocco (1), Peru (3), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (21), United States (76: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Devonian of Canada (1: Quebec), the Czech Republic (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Michigan)

Total: 581 collections including 746 occurrences

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