Superfamily Ficoidea Meek 1864 (snail)

Gastropoda - Ficoidea

Parent taxon: Littorinimorpha according to P. Jeffery 2003

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Harzhauser 2004 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Calyptraeoidea, Capuloidea, Cingulopsoidea, Cypraeoidea, Discopoda, Littorinoidea, Naticoidea, Pterotracheoidea, Stromboidea, Tonnoidea, Vanikoroidea, Velutinoidea, Vermetoidea, Xenophoroidea

Subtaxa: Ficidae

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Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Fiji (1), India (2), Italy (1), Japan (1), United States (12: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina), Vanuatu (1), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (4), Fiji (1), India (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (4), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (3), Panama (1), Portugal (1), Spain (2), United States (12: California, Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (5), Argentina (10), Austria (4), Belgium (11), Brazil (7), Chile (6), Colombia (10), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (19), France (6), Germany (20), Grenada (14), Haiti (1), India (9), Indonesia (2), Italy (12), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (3), Pakistan (3), Panama (29), Peru (4), Poland (1), Romania (1), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Turkey (2), United States (26: California, Delaware, Florida, Oregon, South Carolina), Venezuela (8)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (1), Hungary (2), India (1), Iran (1), Israel (1), Mexico (7), Myanmar (2), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (6), Peru (1), United States (28: Alabama, California, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Washington), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Angola (2), Antarctica (9), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (3), Egypt (1), France (8), Italy (1), Japan (3), Mexico (4), the Netherlands Antilles (2), New Zealand (5), Panama (1), Peru (7), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (17), United States (263: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (2), Greenland (3), Mexico (5), New Zealand (3), Poland (2), United States (75: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta), Mexico (1), Mozambique (1), South Africa (1), United States (15: California, Tennessee, Wyoming)

Total: 797 collections including 952 occurrences

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