Superfamily Siphonarioidea Gray 1840 (pulmonate)

Gastropoda - Basommatophora

Synonym: Siphonariacea Gray 1840 [objective synonym]

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

See also Kosnik 2002 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Amphiboloidea, Hygrophila, Patellopsis, Pleurolimnaea, Pseudohercynella, Ptychogyra, Vasculum

Subtaxa: Acroreiidae Siphonariidae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Argentina (3), Australia (2), Bermuda (6), Cuba (1), Ecuador (1), Italy (1), Mozambique (1), Namibia (2), New Zealand (1), South Africa (3), Spain (1), United States (8: California), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1), South Africa (1), United States (1: California), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of France (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), South Africa (1)

• Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of United States (1: Washington)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), France (1), Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta), India (1), Japan (2), New Zealand (14), Poland (1), United States (48: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 114 collections including 123 occurrences

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