Puncturella Lowe 1827 (puncturella)

Gastropoda - Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae

Parent taxon: Fissurellidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Abbott 1974, Farinati 1985, Knight et al. 1960, Ladd 1982, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Altrix, Austriacopsis, Emarginulinae, Fissurellinae, Hemitoma, Leurolepas, Lucapina, Lucapinella, Nesta, Parmophorus, Subemarginula, Zeidora

Subtaxa: Puncturella (Cranopsis) Puncturella (Fissurisepta) Puncturella (Puncturella) Puncturella (Rixa) Puncturella conica Puncturella cooperi Puncturella cucullata Puncturella longifissa Puncturella multistriata Puncturella noachina Puncturella rothi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Canada (4: British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Quebec), Greenland (2), Iceland (2), United States (23: Alaska, California, Maine, New Jersey, Oregon), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (2), Jamaica (3), Japan (3), Panama (1), United States (4: California), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (2), United States (5: Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina)

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

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 59 collections including 71 occurrences

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