Rimella Agasiz 1841 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

Alternative spellings: Rostellaria (Rimella), Tibia (Rimella)

Synonyms: Cowlitzia Clark and Palmer 1923, Dientomochilus (Ectinochilus) Cossmann 1889, Ectinochilus Cossmann 1889, Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) Clark and Palmer 1923, Macilentos Clark and Palmer 1923, Rimella (Ectinochilus) Cossmann 1889, Rimella (Macilentos) Clark and Palmer 1923, Vaderos Clark and Palmer 1923

Parent taxon: Strombidae according to C. L. Garvie 2013

See also Abbass 1967, Gabb 1864, Harzhauser 2004, Iqbal 1973, Nagao 1928, Olsson 1931, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Quaggiotto and Mellini 2008, Robba et al. 1989, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Squires 1988, Squires 2013, Squires and Demetrion 1992, Turner 1938, Vredenburg 1921, Wilson 1993 and Woods 1922

Sister taxa: Canarium, Doxander, Jaumaporta, Jogjacartanus, Laevella, Lobatus, Pereiraea, Platyoptera, Prestrombus, Strombinae, Stromboconus, Terebellum, Terestrombus, Tibia, Tridentarius, Ueckeritzella, Volutostrombus

Subtaxa: Cowlitzia problematica Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) canalifera Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) washingtonensis Ectinochilus (Ectinochilus) Ectinochilus (Macilentos) Ectinochilus (Vaderos) Ectinochilus antipodarum Ectinochilus gaudichaudi Ectinochilus olssoni Ectinochilus planum Rimella (Rimella) Rimella canalis Rimella carli Rimella desertica Rimella duplicostata Rimella elongata Rimella fissurella Rimella fowleriana Rimella fusoides Rimella knappiana Rimella levis Rimella macilenta Rimella oregonensis Rimella pakistanica Rimella peruviana Rimella prestwichi Rimella quoseibii Rimella rimosa Rimella supraplicata Rostellaria (Rimella) canalifera Rostellaria (Rimella) simplex

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Indonesia (2)

• Oligocene of Romania (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), Bulgaria (5), Colombia (1), Croatia (1), Egypt (2), France (13), Germany (1), India (2), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Japan (1), Mexico (3), Pakistan (14), Peru (1), Romania (8), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (17), United States (78: California, Florida, Oregon, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Nigeria (1), Pakistan (2), United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1)

Total: 168 collections including 188 occurrences

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