Monodonta Lamarck 1799 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Alternative spelling: Trochus (Monodonta)

Parent taxon: Trochinae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Donald et al. 2005, Ladd 1966, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

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

Subtaxa: Monodonta (Neomonodonta) Monodonta cincta Monodonta diminuta Monodonta hardi Monodonta labio Monodonta marcaisi

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Italy (1), Japan (1), Morocco (11), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (5)

• Pliocene of Cyprus (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Slovakia (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Greenland (1)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Jurassic of France (1)

• Triassic of Italy (1)

Total: 32 collections including 38 occurrences

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