Tegula Lesson 1835 (snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Tegulidae

Parent taxon: Tegulinae according to T. J. DeVries 2007

See also Abbott 1974, Addicott 1970, Bouchet et al. 2005, Sepkoski 2002, Squires and Saul 2005, Todd 2001 and Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Agathistoma, Cantallocostoma, Intistoma

Subtaxa: Tegula (Tegula) Tegula forbesi Tegula jeanae Tegula marylandicum Tegula masiasi Tegula melaleucos Tegula pellisserpentis Tegula tridentata

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Type: Trochus pellisserpentis

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Chile (1), Ecuador (2), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Mexico (32), Panama (1), Peru (2), United States (37: California, Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (2), Mexico (1), United States (3: California, Florida, Oregon), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (4), Japan (1), Peru (3), United States (4: California, Delaware, Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (2: California)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

Total: 107 collections including 147 occurrences

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