Polygireulima Sacco 1892 (snail)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae

Alternative spellings: Melanella (Polygireulima), Strombiformis (Polygireulima)

Parent taxon: Eulimidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Eames 1952, Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948 and Kiessling 2003

Sister taxa: Anteglosia, Apicalia, Asterolamia, Asterophilidae, Chileutomia, Coroniscala, Curveulima, Echineulima, Entoconchidae, Eulima, Eulitoma, Fusceulima, Hebeulima, Hemiliostraca, Hoplopteron, Hordeulima, Hypermastus, Leutzenia, Lissochilina, Margineulima, Megadenus, Melanella, Melanellidae, Microstilifer, Mucronalia, Niso, Paedophoropodidae, Parvioris, Peasistilifer, Pelseneeria, Pictobalcis, Pulicicochlea, Pyramidelloides, Rostreulima, Sabinella, Scalenostoma, Sticteulima, Stilapex, Stilifer, Stiliferidae, Thyca, Trochostilifer, Vitreobalcis, Vitreolina

Subtaxa: Melanella (Polygireulima) pakistanica Melanella (Polygireulima) punjabensis Melanella (Polygireulima) rakhiensis Polygireulima glabella

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene of the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: North Carolina), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Italy (1), United States (5: Florida)

• Eocene of Pakistan (3)

• Paleocene of France (1)

Total: 17 collections including 25 occurrences

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