Ataphrus Gabb 1868 (snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Ataphridae

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1868. Section II. Cretaceous Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species. Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 127-205

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

See also Kaim 2004, Kase 1984, Sepkoski 2002 and Szabo 1981

Sister taxa: Ataphrinae, Coronopsis, Endianaulax, Falsataphrus, Lewisiellinae, Teinostomopsis, Trochopsidea, Zircia

Subtaxa: Ataphrus (Ataphrus) Ataphrus acmon Ataphrus asiaticus Ataphrus crassus Ataphrus folcoi Ataphrus howsei Ataphrus labadyei Ataphrus marschmidti Ataphrus naricopsiformis Ataphrus ovulatus Ataphrus planulatus

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Type: Ataphrus crassus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Denmark (1 collection), Greenland (2), United States (1: Maryland)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Germany (1), Japan (10), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (47: Alabama, California, Georgia, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Jurassic of China (2), Egypt (1), France (5), Germany (2), Hungary (6), India (26), Italy (2), Poland (4), Portugal (3), Spain (3), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (7), the United Kingdom (4)

• Permian of Italy (3)

Total: 134 collections including 142 occurrences

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