Galeodea Link 1807 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative spellings: Galeodae, Galeodia

Synonyms: Caliagaleodea Clark 1942, Cassidaria Lamarck 1816, Cassis (Morio) Montfort 1810, Echinora Schumacher 1817, Galeodaria Conrad 1865, Galeodea (Caliagaleodea) Clark 1942, Galeodea (Gomphopages) Gardner 1939, Galeodea (Mambrinia) Gardner 1939, Galeoocorys Kuroda and Habe 1957, Gomphopages Gardner 1939, Mambrinia Gardner 1939, Morio Montfort 1810, Taieria Finlay and Marwick 1937

Parent taxon: Cassinae according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Abbass 1967, Beu 2005, Beu 2008, Clark 1942, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Harzhauser and Mandic 2001, Kellogg 1923, Mukerjee 1939, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Perrilliat et al. 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Squires and Advocate 1986, Turner 1938 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Cassis, Cypraecassis, Microsconsia, Sconsia

Subtaxa: Cassidaria cheops Cassidaria desori Cassidaria javana Cassidaria khaledi Galeodea (Gomphopages) turneri Galeodea (Mambrinia) gallica Galeodea (Mambrinia) nodosa Galeodea aegyptiaca Galeodea allani Galeodea apta Galeodea bicatenata Galeodea californica Galeodea depressa Galeodea echinophora Galeodea koureos Galeodea louella Galeodea megacephala Galeodea meganosensis Galeodea petersoni Galeodea planotecta Galeodea sutterensis Galeodea tuberculiformis Galeoocorys leucodoma

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Ireland (1), Italy (3)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), Italy (1), the Netherlands (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (1), India (2), Italy (6), New Zealand (9), Slovakia (1), United States (2: Washington)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Germany (1), New Zealand (1), United States (10: Alaska, South Carolina, Washington)

• Eocene of Australia (1), France (1), India (1), Indonesia (2), Mexico (10), New Zealand (6), Pakistan (2), Somalia (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (65: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Argentina (2), Greenland (1), New Zealand (1), United States (6: Alabama, Louisiana, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), South Africa (1)

Total: 156 collections including 170 occurrences

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