Capulus Monfort 1810 (snail)

Gastropoda - Capuloidea - Capulidae

Parent taxon: Capulidae according to M. Harzhauser 2007

See also Gardner 1947, Ladd 1972, Ladd 1982, Mukerjee 1939, Sepkoski 2002, Wienrich 2001, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Hyala, Icuncula, Lippistes, Neojanacus, Pileopsis, Sirius, Trichotropis, Zelippistes, Armenostoma

Subtaxa: Capulus (Brocchia) Capulus (Capulus) Capulus (Zinolia) Capulus americanus Capulus anceps Capulus apollinis Capulus circinatus Capulus cyrtocera Capulus epicranum Capulus gatunensis Capulus haliotis Capulus hungaricus Capulus javanus Capulus junghuhni Capulus lissus Capulus lius Capulus muensteri Capulus selcanus Capulus sigmoidalis Capulus silverthorni Capulus uncinatus Capulus ungaricus Capulus unguis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (7 collections), Argentina (1), Ecuador (1), Ireland (1), Italy (15), Morocco (3), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), United States (1: Florida), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (6), India (1), Italy (8), Jamaica (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Australia (1), Austria (2), Colombia (1), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (5), France (1), Germany (3), India (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Poland (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Oman (1), United States (3: Mississippi)

• Eocene of France (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (31: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (4: Alabama, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Pakistan (1), Sweden (1), United States (22: Alabama, California, Delaware, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas)

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

• Permian of Australia (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

• Silurian of Morocco (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 158 collections including 184 occurrences

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