Gibbula Risso 1826 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Alternative spellings: Trochus (Gibbula), Turbo (Gibbula)

Parent taxon: Canthardinae according to D. G. Herbert 2015

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Gardner 1948, Gemmellaro 1911, Harzhauser and Kowalke 2002, Jensen 1996, Kensley and Pether 1986, Ladd 1966, Sepkoski 2002 and Vera-Peláez et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Calliotrochus, Jujubinus, Oxystele, Priotrochus

Subtaxa: Gibbula (Amonilea) Gibbula (Colliculus) Gibbula (Gibbula) Gibbula (Steromphala) Gibbula affinis Gibbula buchi Gibbula cineraria Gibbula dalli Gibbula danieli Gibbula glandula Gibbula maccullochi Gibbula podolica Gibbula zonata

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), France (1), Italy (4), Morocco (4), the Netherlands (5), Portugal (6), South Africa (3), Spain (5), the United Kingdom (13), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Greece (1), Iceland (1), Italy (4), South Africa (2), Spain (6), the United Kingdom (3)

• Miocene of Argentina (4), Austria (12), Chile (5), Croatia (1), France (2), Hungary (1), Indonesia (8), Iran (2), Italy (3), the Marshall Islands (1), Poland (8), Romania (1), Slovakia (3), Turkey (2), Ukraine (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Paleocene of Greenland (1), United States (2: Maryland, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Poland (3), Sweden (1)

Total: 129 collections including 187 occurrences

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