†family Ptychatractidae Nielsen 2005 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Ptychatractidae

Full reference: S. N. Nielsen. 2005. Exilia alanbeui, a new species from the Neogene of central Chile: the first record of Exilia (Gastropoda: Ptychatractidae) from South America. The Nautilus 119(4):153-156

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

See also Nielsen 2005

Sister taxon: Pseudolividae

Subtaxa: Exilia

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Chile (4 collections), New Zealand (3)

• Oligocene of United States (4: Alaska, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (10: Oregon)

• Eocene of Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), the Russian Federation (3), United States (20: Alabama, California, Oregon, Washington)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (6), Greenland (2), Poland (1), United States (28: Alabama, California, Mississippi, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (1: Tennessee)

Total: 89 collections including 92 occurrences

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