Cerithidea Swainson 1840 (horn snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Acanthonematidae

Alternative spelling: Potamides (Cerithidea)

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

See also Ladd 1972, MacNeil 1960, Oostingh 1935, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Sepkoski 2002, Shuto 1978, Skwarko 1994, Todd 2001 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Bittiscala, Cedrosia, Cerithideops, Diastomella, Diplocyma, Dircella, Echinobathra, Exechocirsus, Gantechinobathra, Harrisianella, Lagunitus, Libycerithium, Mesohalina, Potamides, Potamidinae, Tateiwaia, Telescopium, Terebralia, Tiaracerithiinae, Trempotamides, Tympanotonos, Vicarya, Vicaryella, Zeacumantus, Atractostoma, Canaliscala, Urgonella

Subtaxa: Cerithidea (Cerithidea) Cerithidea (Cerithideopsilla) Cerithidea (Cerithideopsis) Cerithidea anguillana Cerithidea anticipata Cerithidea boweni Cerithidea costatus Cerithidea decollata Cerithidea pulchra Cerithidea scalariformis Cerithidea tokunariensis Cerithidea valida Potamides (Cerithidea) djadariensis Potamides (Cerithidea) fluviatilis Potamides (Cerithidea) sindiensis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (1 collection), Eritrea (1), Japan (3), Mexico (3), Panama (3), Peru (2), the Philippines (1), the Seychelles (1), United States (14: California, Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of India (1), Indonesia (6), Mexico (2), Pakistan (1), the Philippines (2), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Indonesia (4), Japan (13), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (3)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), Japan (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (2), Japan (3), Peru (1), Spain (31)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

Total: 108 collections including 137 occurrences

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