Tornatellaea Conrad 1860 (snail)

Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Acteonidae

Parent taxon: Acteonidae according to J. Gründel and A. Nützel 2012

See also Beu et al. 1990, Kaim 2004, Kase 1984, Sepkoski 2002 and Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: Acteocinidae, Acteon, Acteonellinae, Acteoninae, Bullina, Crenilabium, Cylindrobullinae, Japonactaeon, Ongleya, Pirsila, Pupa, Ravniella, Rictaxis, Semiactaeon, Solidula, Tenuiactaeon, Tornatina, Triploca, Vasjugania, Wangacteon

Subtaxa: Tornatellaea bella Tornatellaea cretacea Tornatellaea globulosa Tornatellaea impressa Tornatellaea lata Tornatellaea pinguis Tornatellaea regularis Tornatellaea simulata Tornatellaea vacavillensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Germany (1 collection), United States (3: Mississippi, North Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (2), Italy (2), Mexico (1), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (45: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey)

• Paleocene of Argentina (11), Australia (3), Austria (1), Belgium (2), Denmark (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Mexico (3), Nigeria (1), Poland (3), United States (54: Alabama, California, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)

• Tertiary of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Germany (4), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (31: California, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of Germany (7), Greenland (3), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 202 collections including 220 occurrences

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