Bittiolum Cossmann 1906 (cerith snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Alternative spelling: Bittium (Bittiolum)

Parent taxon: Cerithiadae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Guzhov 2004, Ladd 1972, Sepkoski 2002 and Weisbord 1962

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

Subtaxa: Bittiolum alternatum Bittiolum varium

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Haiti (1 collection), Panama (1), United States (9: Florida, Louisiana, Virginia), Uruguay (2)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of the Marshall Islands (2), Panama (2)

• Eocene of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 23 collections including 24 occurrences

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