Ampullina FĂ©russac 1822 (snail)

Gastropoda - Architaenioglossa - Ampullinidae

Alternative spellings: Ampulina, Natica (Ampullina)

Synonyms: Ampullella Cox 1931 [objective synonym], Globularia (Ampulella) Cox 1931 [objective synonym], Globularia (Ampullella) Cox 1931 [objective synonym]

Parent taxon: Ampullinidae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Abbass 1967, Global Biodiversity Information Facility 2015, Harzhauser 2004, Kabat 1991, Kase 1984, Ladd 1977, Olsson 1931, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodring 1957

Sister taxa: Ampullellinae, Ampullininae, Ampullinopsis, Ampullonatica, Cernina, Globularia, Naricopsina, Pachycrommium, Warakia

Subtaxa: Ampullella adurni Ampullella cedroensis Ampullella nuttalli Ampullella schencki Ampullella woodringi Ampullina (Ampullina) Ampullina (Ampullospira) Ampullina (Crommium) Ampullina (Megatylotus) Ampullina (Pseudamaura) Ampullina aethiopica Ampullina anguillana Ampullina bravoensis Ampullina butleri Ampullina curta Ampullina effusa Ampullina lorierei Ampullina ortoni Ampullina packardi Ampullina paracasina Ampullina perusta Ampullina sireli Ampullina solidula Ampullina subhumerosa Ampullina vapincana Ampullina vaughani Ampullina vulcani Ampullina woodsi Globularia (Ampulella) nana Natica (Ampullina) gabbi

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Miocene of Anguilla (2), Australia (5), Cuba (1), Indonesia (3), Somalia (1)

• Oligocene of Hungary (2), Italy (1), Mexico (4), Peru (2), Romania (7), United States (13: Florida, Georgia)

• Eocene of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Bulgaria (6), Croatia (2), Egypt (2), France (4), Haiti (1), Hungary (2), India (2), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Jamaica (2), Mexico (12), the Netherlands Antilles (2), Nigeria (1), Peru (7), Romania (10), Spain (1), Turkey (4), United States (2: California, Louisiana)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Turkey (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (5), Austria (1), France (2), Nigeria (1), Poland (4), United States (6: California, Louisiana)

• Cretaceous of Austria (4), Brazil (4), Egypt (21), France (1), Germany (3), Hungary (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), Nigeria (3), Oman (8), South Africa (1), Spain (2), Switzerland (1), USSR (1), Ukraine (1), United States (62: Alabama, California, Delaware, Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of China (3), Ethiopia (4), France (6), Greenland (1), India (16), Kenya (2), Lebanon (1), Poland (1), Portugal (36), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (10), Spain (28), Tanzania (10), Tunisia (4), the United Kingdom (15), Yemen (14)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Germany (2), Hungary (5), Italy (18), Switzerland (1)

Total: 425 collections including 506 occurrences

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