Bithynia Leach 1818 (snail)

Gastropoda - Rissooidea - Bithyniidae

Alternative spelling: Bithinia

Parent taxon: Bithyniidae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Lull 1911, Makowska 1986, Pacaud 1997, Pan 1977 and Vaught et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Bulimidae, Gabbiella, Lufengospira

Subtaxa: Bithinia (Nematura) Bithynia glabra Bithynia mengyinense Bithynia stanleyi Bithynia vukotinovici Bithynia yunlongensis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), Poland (2), Romania (1), Spain (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (2)

• Pliocene of Croatia (2), Spain (3), Turkey (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Germany (24), Greece (2), Portugal (2), Spain (1), Turkey (2)

• Oligocene of Kazakhstan (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2)

• Paleocene of China (2)

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (1)

• Jurassic of China (1)

Total: 52 collections including 54 occurrences

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