Gyrineum Link 1807 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Synonyms: Apollon Montfort 1810, Gyrinella Dall 1924, Ranella (Apollon) Montfort 1810

Parent taxon: Ranellinae according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Beu 2005, Ladd 1977, Ladd 1982, Marasti 1973, Mukerjee 1939, Sepkoski 2002, Vredenburg 1925, Wilson 1993 and Zinsmeister 1983

Sister taxa: Ameranella, Crassicymatium, Fusitron, Gutturinium, Halgyrineum, Priene, Ranularia, Reticutriton, Septa, Turritriton

Subtaxa: Apollon morrisi Gyrineum (Aspa) Gyrineum (Gyrineum) Gyrineum bituberculare Gyrineum gwinae Gyrineum gyrineum Gyrineum judithi Gyrineum verrucosum

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Fiji (1 collection), Italy (1), Namibia (1), Pakistan (1), Spain (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (5), United States (1: Washington)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Fiji (1), Greece (2), India (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Pakistan (4), the Philippines (1), Spain (3), United States (2: California)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Colombia (1), Fiji (1), France (1), Greece (2), Hungary (1), India (6), Indonesia (1), Italy (9), Japan (1), Pakistan (4), the Philippines (1), Poland (1), United States (2: Oregon)

• Eocene of United States (2: California)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 65 collections including 79 occurrences

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