Batillaria Benson 1842 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Batillariidae

Synonym: Lampania Gray 1847

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

See also Beu et al. 1990, Ladd 1972, MacNeil 1960, Sepkoski 2002, Shuto 1978 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Batillariella, Granulolabium, Lampanella, Pyrazisinus, Pyrazopsis, Pyrazus, Rhinocoryne, Velacumantus, Vicinocerithium, Zeacumanthus, Pyrazella, Terebraliopsis

Subtaxa: Batillaria (Batillaria) Batillaria coronata Batillaria diacanthina Batillaria mekranica Batillaria minima Batillaria pomahakensis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), Cuba (1), Japan (12), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Japan (5)

• Miocene of France (1), Indonesia (5), Japan (10), Pakistan (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (1: California)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), France (5), Pakistan (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (5), United States (3: Florida)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Turkey (2)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1), Poland (3)

Total: 66 collections including 81 occurrences

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