Astralium Link 1807 (snail)

Gastropoda - Turbinoidea - Turbinidae

Alternative spelling: Astraea (Astralium)

Synonyms: Astraea (Bellastraea) Iredale 1924, Bellastraea Iredale 1924

Parent taxon: Turbininae according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Gardner 1947, Harzhauser 2004, Ladd 1966, Lozouet et al. 2001, Petuch 1997, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Weisbord 1962 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Barbotella, Bolma, Calcar, Deikella, Guildfordia, Heteroninella, Lithopoma, Pseudastralium, Pseudophasianus, Sarmaturbo, Tectariopsis, Turbo, Rothpletzella, Nummogaultina, Imperator

Subtaxa: Astraea (Astralium) basalis Astraea (Astralium) eniwetokensis Astraea (Astralium) polkensis Astraea (Astralium) rhodostomus Astraea (Astralium) waluensis Astralium aquitanicum Astralium calcar Astralium confragosum Astralium dalli Astralium fistula Astralium infracarinatum Astralium phoebium Autralium squamiferum Bellastraea kesteveni

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Type: Turbo calcar

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), the Bahamas (1), Bermuda (3), China (2), French Polynesia (1), Japan (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Panama (1), Tonga (2), United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (1), Trinidad and Tobago (4), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (4), Fiji (1), France (1), Indonesia (2), the Marshall Islands (4), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1), Iran (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Australia (1)

• Triassic of Italy (1)

Total: 53 collections including 59 occurrences

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