Trochus Linnaeus 1758 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Synonyms: Lamprostoma Swainson 1840, Trochus (Lamprostoma) Swainson 1840

Parent taxon: Trochidae according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Abbass 1967, Bouchet et al. 2005, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Harzhauser 2004, Ladd 1966, MacNeil 1960, Sepkoski 2002, Short and Potter 1987, van den Hoek Ostende et al. 2002 and Wilson 1993

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, Margarella, Margaritinae, Microgaza, Monodontinae, Norrisia, Parvitomella, Phorcus, Prothalotia, Serratotrochus, Solariconulus, Solariellinae, Stelzneria, Stomatellinae, Suavotrochus, Synaptocochlea, Thalotia, Trochaclididae, Trochaclis, Trochinae, Trochotectus, Turcicula, Umboniinae, Vacekia, Eostomias, Stomatiinae

Subtaxa: Trochus (Carinidea) Trochus (Coelotrochus) Trochus (Praecia) Trochus (Thorista) Trochus (Trochus) Trochus (Ziziphinus) Trochus adrianensis Trochus agglutinans Trochus alligatus Trochus ambalensis Trochus anthracophilus Trochus arcotensis Trochus asper Trochus avernus Trochus bicarinatus Trochus binodulosus Trochus bisertus Trochus caumontii Trochus crenularis Trochus delaunayi Trochus dentatus Trochus deslongchampsi Trochus ellipticus Trochus erythraeus Trochus fastigiatus Trochus funiculosus Trochus glandulus Trochus gubleri Trochus hanleyanus Trochus imperitus Trochus laevis Trochus ligatus Trochus lissochilus Trochus maculatus Trochus margaritifer Trochus maximiliani Trochus monilifer Trochus ornatus Trochus ornatus Trochus poeppigii Trochus quadrangulonodulosus Trochus quadrilineatus Trochus radiatulus Trochus radiatus Trochus rajah Trochus rauenorum Trochus rotelloides Trochus sandwichensis Trochus sarthinus Trochus stefaninii Trochus stellatus Trochus strigillatus Trochus subglaber Trochus sulcatus Trochus tectum Trochus tihensis Trochus toulai Trochus tricarinatus Trochus varius Trochus verrucosus Trochus virgatus Trochus woodwardi Trochus zinkeni

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Type: Trochus maculatus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Djibouti (6), Egypt (1), Eritrea (2), Guam (2), India (2), Japan (12), Jordan (3), Kenya (10), the Marshall Islands (2), Morocco (9), Mozambique (1), New Zealand (2), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (1), Saudi Arabia (1), the Seychelles (6), Spain (1), Sudan (1), Tonga (2), United States (7: Hawaii, South Carolina), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene of Fiji (1), Indonesia (5), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Australia (3), Chile (9), Cyprus (10), Fiji (1), Guam (1), Indonesia (10), Japan (3), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Malaysia (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Romania (1), Ukraine (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (2)

• Eocene of Egypt (2), France (7), Germany (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (2), Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1)

• Cretaceous of France (5), Germany (4), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Mozambique (1), Poland (1), Spain (1), Sweden (1), Switzerland (10), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Tennessee)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (2), France (2), India (1), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (8), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Somalia (1), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of China (2), Italy (6), United States (2: Alaska)

• Permian of Cambodia (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Devonian of Germany (1)

Total: 213 collections including 283 occurrences

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