Cantharidus Monfort 1810 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

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

See also Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2005, Harzhauser 2007, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Alcyna, Calthalotia, Cantharidella, Cantharidini, Clanculus, Discotectus, Eurytrochus, Fagnastesia, Infundibulum, Monodonta, Nanula, Notogibbula, Phasianotrochus, Plectotrochus, Pyramis, Tectus, Thoristella, Tosatrochus, Trochini, Phorculus, Timisia, Austrocochlea, Chlorodiloma, Diloma, Osilinus

Subtaxa: Cantharidus (Beraua) Cantharidus (Cantharidus) Cantharidus fumosus

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), Italy (1), Japan (1), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (4)

• Miocene of Australia (3), Indonesia (2), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Oman (1)

• Oligocene of Oman (1)

Total: 18 collections including 22 occurrences

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