Fissurella Bruguière 1789 (snail)

Gastropoda - Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae

Parent taxon: Fissurellinae according to B. M. Landau et al. 2016

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, DeVries 2008, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Knight et al. 1960, Perrilliat 1972, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Amblychilepas, Atractotrema, Cosmetalepas, Diodorini, Macroschisma, Medusafissurella, Megatebennus

Subtaxa: Fissurella (Balboaina) Fissurella (Carcellesia) Fissurella (Clypidella) Fissurella (Cremides) Fissurella (Fissurella) Fissurella barbadensis Fissurella behri Fissurella costaria Fissurella cumingi Fissurella fluviamariana Fissurella gibba Fissurella labiata Fissurella mus Fissurella nimbosa Fissurella nodosa Fissurella rosea Fissurella scobinellata Fissurella squamosa Fissurella volcano

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Type: Patella nimbosa

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Argentina (7), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (8), Chile (1), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (1), Ecuador (1), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (22), Morocco (9), Namibia (2), Peru (5), South Africa (5), Spain (5), United States (15: California, Florida), Venezuela (1), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Ecuador (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Peru (8), South Africa (6), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene of Chile (1), Cyprus (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Malta (1), United States (1: Maryland)

• Eocene of France (6), the Russian Federation (1), United States (3: Alabama, California)

• Paleocene of Greenland (1), Nigeria (1), United States (5: California, Louisiana)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), New Zealand (2)

• Jurassic of United States (1: California)

Total: 144 collections including 167 occurrences

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