Aporrhais da Costa 1778 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae

Parent taxon: Aporrhainae according to H. A. Kollmann 2009

See also Harzhauser 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Anchura, Biculteriala, Dicroloma, Diempterus, Monocuphus, Trilemna

Subtaxa: Aporrhais (Aporrhais) Aporrhais (Maussenetia) Aporrhais clarendonensis Aporrhais dingdenensis Aporrhais occidentalis Aporrhais pespelecani Aporrhais pugens Aporrhais sowerbii Aporrhais speciosa Aporrhais uttingeriana

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (2: Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Ireland (1), Italy (14), Morocco (1), Spain (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Greece (2), Italy (11), the Netherlands (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (7)

• Miocene of Austria (6), Belgium (5), Denmark (1), France (5), Germany (44), Greece (2), Italy (8), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), Romania (2), Slovakia (2), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene of France (19), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), the Netherlands (1), United States (3: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (10), United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleocene of Denmark (5), Egypt (2), Greenland (1), Poland (1), United States (5: Alabama, Maryland, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (8), Egypt (19), France (6), Germany (3), Madagascar (1), Mexico (4), New Zealand (3), Oman (1), Poland (12), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (12), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (6: California, Minnesota, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (1), Portugal (5), Saudi Arabia (14), Somalia (3)

Total: 282 collections including 328 occurrences

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