Family Viviparidae Gray 1847 (snail)

Gastropoda - Architaenioglossa - Viviparidae

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

See also Beesley 1998, Knight et al. 1960, Oostingh 1935 and Ponder and Warén 1988

Sister taxon: Pliopholygidae

Subtaxa: Bellamyinae Kosoviinae Lioplacinae Lioplacodes Paludininae Tulotomoides Viviparinae

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), the Congo-Kinshasa (2), Greece (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Kenya (2), Romania (1), Sudan (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Florida, Michigan)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (8), Kenya (1), Uganda (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Croatia (4), Indonesia (8), Japan (1), Malawi (1), Tanzania (3), Turkey (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Germany (4), India (1), Indonesia (1), Pakistan (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (1), Turkey (1), Uganda (1)

• Oligocene of Hungary (1), India (1), Japan (1)

• Eocene of Japan (5), the United Kingdom (46), United States (8: North Carolina, Texas, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

• Paleocene of Canada (25: Alberta, Saskatchewan), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Utah)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Canada (1: Alberta)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), Canada (5: Alberta, Saskatchewan), China (4), India (3), Japan (7), Mexico (3), the Russian Federation (1), South Korea (1), Spain (5), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (4), United States (21: Arizona, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of China (6), France (1), Italy (1), Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (4: Colorado, Utah), Uruguay (1)

• Triassic of Germany (1)

Total: 234 collections including 312 occurrences

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