Clanculus Monfort 1810 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Parent taxon: Trochinae according to M. Harzhauser 2004

See also Harzhauser 2002, Kensley and Pether 1986, Ladd 1966, Lozouet et al. 2001, MacNeil 1960, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

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

Subtaxa: Clanculus (Clanculopsis) Clanculus (Clanculus) Clanculus atropurpureus Clanculus cerberi Clanculus clanguloides Clanculus comarilis Clanculus granosus Clanculus johnstoni Clanculus limbatus Clanculus lutosus Clanculus maugeri Clanculus maxillatus Clanculus pascoei Clanculus pseudaraonis Clanculus submorum Clanculus tricarinata

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), Djibouti (2), Egypt (1), Eritrea (1), France (1), India (1), Italy (2), Japan (5), Kenya (4), Morocco (2), New Zealand (3), Saudi Arabia (3), the Seychelles (2), South Africa (1), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Fiji (2), South Africa (5), Spain (4)

• Miocene of Algeria (8), Australia (2), Austria (3), France (1), Hungary (1), India (3), Indonesia (4), Italy (1), Morocco (2), Poland (1), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of Iran (1), Italy (1)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Spain (1)

• Paleocene of Greenland (1)

Total: 76 collections including 88 occurrences

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