Cerithioderma Conrad 1860 (snail)

Gastropoda - Calyptraeoidea - Trichotropidae

Parent taxon: Trichotropidae according to P. Lozouet 1998

See also Dockery 1993, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 2001

Sister taxa: Lysinae, Spirocrypta, Trichosirius, Trichotropinae, Turbinopsis, Wexfordia, Xuwenospira

Subtaxa: Cerithioderma accrescens Cerithioderma luellingensis Cerithioderma nodosa Cerithioderma primum Cerithioderma ultima

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Type: Cerithioderma primum

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Panama (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Germany (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: Alabama, Texas)

• Cretaceous of United States (6: Arizona, Mississippi, North Carolina)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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