Astraea Röding 1798 (snail)

Gastropoda - Turbinoidea - Turbinidae

Parent taxon: Turbinidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Addicott 1970, Gardner 1947, Harzhauser 2002, Ladd 1966, Ladd 1972, Ladd 1982, Marasti 1973, Petuch 1997, Sepkoski 2002, Short and Potter 1987, Todd 2001 and Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Angariinae, Anomphalinae, Arene, Bakonyia, Bandelastraea, Coelobolma, Cynisca, Fischeriella, Flacilla, Frederikella, Galeoastraea, Gelasinostoma, Guizhouia, Homalopoma, Kaurnella, Klebyella, Littorinolacuna, Macrarene, Moelleriinae, Moreanellinae, Nemrac, Odoardia, Prisogaster, Prisogasterinae, Prototurbo, Skeneinae, Torallochus, Turbininae, Turboidea

Subtaxa: Astraea (Astraea) Astraea (Australium) Astraea (Liotiastralium) Astraea (Megastraea) Astraea (Pomaulax) Astraea (Uvanilla) Astraea (Vitiastraea) Astraea cadomensis Astraea calcar Astraea rhodostoma Astraea stellare Astraea tentoriiformis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (3), Mexico (10), Tonga (1), United States (15: California, Florida), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida, Oregon)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), Tuvalu (1), United States (7: California, Florida), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Australia (3), Brazil (1), Colombia (1), Fiji (1), Italy (4), Japan (1), Malta (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), United States (5: California, Florida, Oregon)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1), United States (2: California)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Denmark (2), New Zealand (2), United States (1: California)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Italy (2), United States (2: Florida)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 90 collections including 98 occurrences

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