Subfamily Bittiinae Cossmann 1906 (cerith snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Parent taxon: Cerithiadae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Givens and Kennedy 1976

Sister taxa: Alabininae, Argyropeza, Bellatara, Bezanconia, Bittiolum, Cerithiinae, Cerithioclava, Cestumcerithium, Chavanicerithium, Crenatocerithium, Cupaniella, Dirocerithium, Eocerithium, Fastigiella, Hemicerithium, Iddingsella, Jetwoodsia, Liocerithium, Nudivagus, Occidentocerithium, Orthochetus, Portoricia, Prismacerithium, Pseudoaluco, Rhinoclavus, Royella, Schroederium, Serratocerithium, Sundabittium, Taxonia, Uchauxiinae, Zefallacia

Subtaxa: Agapibittium Bittium

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (5 collections), China (3), the Dominican Republic (1), Eritrea (1), France (2), Italy (5), Japan (2), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (4), Morocco (9), the Netherlands (1), Poland (4), Portugal (11), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (1), Spain (8), Tuvalu (1), United States (47: California, Florida, North Carolina)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Belgium (1), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Greece (3), Indonesia (5), Italy (6), Jamaica (2), Japan (5), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (3), South Africa (1), United States (4: California, Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Austria (13), Brazil (1), Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (13), France (5), Georgia (1), Germany (44), Greece (3), India (2), Iran (1), Italy (3), Japan (5), Kazakhstan (1), the Marshall Islands (4), the Netherlands (1), Panama (25), Poland (7), the Russian Federation (3), Slovakia (5), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Ukraine (1), United States (24: California, Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Belgium (2), Canada (1: British Columbia), France (35), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Romania (1), United States (5: Florida, Georgia, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Belgium (1), France (11), Haiti (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Mexico (1), Spain (28), the United Kingdom (3), United States (58: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, Texas)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Belgium (1), Denmark (2), Germany (1), Poland (2), United States (24: Alabama, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (1), Poland (1), United States (2: Mississippi, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 502 collections including 636 occurrences

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