Cryptaulax (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cryptaulacidae

Synonyms: Procerithium (Xystrella) Cossmann 1906, Xystrella Cossmann 1906

Parent taxon: Cryptaulacidae according to C. Schulbert and A. Nützel 2013

See also Ferrari 2012, Gründel 1999, Kaim 2004, Nützel 2002, Nützel and Senowbari-Daryan 1999 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bigotella, Cerithinella, Exelissinae, Kosmopleurinae, Shurovites

Subtaxa: Cryptaulax abcisum Cryptaulax armatum Cryptaulax bittneri Cryptaulax convexa Cryptaulax damboreneae Cryptaulax gratum Cryptaulax inaequelineata Cryptaulax protortile Cryptaulax redelii Cryptaulax rhabdocolpoides Cryptaulax slatteri Cryptaulax tilarniocensis Cryptaulax variformatum

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Type: Cerithium tortile

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection), France (1), Hungary (1), Poland (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (9), Chile (1), France (4), Germany (28), India (9), Luxembourg (1), Peru (1), Poland (31), Switzerland (3), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (8), the United Kingdom (10)

• Triassic of Iran (3), Italy (1), Peru (3), United States (1: Idaho)

Total: 118 collections including 137 occurrences

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