Margarella (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Synonym: Margaritella Thiele 1891 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Trochidae according to D. G. Zelaya 2004

See also Gordillo 1991 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aaleniella, Anticonulus, Antisolarium, Buckmanina, Calliostomatinae, Canthardinae, Chlorostoma, Chuelskia, Cirsostylus, Cittarium, Cochleochilus, Coeloconulus, Coralastele, Enida, Eocalliostoma, Eucyclinae, Francisciconcha, Gena, Granulifera, Halistylinae, Hybochelus, Karabolkia, Lirulariinae, Lithotrochus, Livona, Margaritinae, Microgaza, Monodontinae, Norrisia, Parvitomella, Phorcus, Prothalotia, Serratotrochus, Solariconulus, Solariellinae, Stelzneria, Stomatellinae, Suavotrochus, Synaptocochlea, Thalotia, Trochaclididae, Trochaclis, Trochinae, Trochotectus, Trochus, Turcicula, Umboniinae, Vacekia, Eostomias, Stomatiinae

Subtaxa: Margarella (Promargarita)

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (2 collections)

• Eocene of New Zealand (3)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), United States (3: California)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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