Gegania Jeffreys 1884 (snail)

Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Mathildidae

Synonyms: Gegania (Tubena) Marwick 1943, Tubena Marwick 1943

Parent taxon: Mathildidae according to H. S. Ladd 1972

See also Beu et al. 1990, Dockery 1993, Gardner 1947, Maxwell 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1964 and Wienrich and Janssen 2007

Sister taxa: Acrocoelum, Angulathilda, Bathraspira, Carinathilda, Echinimathilda, Eomathilda, Erratothilda, Fimbriatella, Franconicilda, Gymnothilda, Jurilda, Kaitangata, Lemniscolittorina, Mathilda, Protuba, Scalituba, Siphonilda, Spironema, Tangarilda, Teretrina, Toulminella, Tricarilda, Tuba, Veterator

Subtaxa: Gegania antiquata Gegania mississippiensis Gegania vibrayeana Tuba bella Tuba manzaneti

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (2 collections), Italy (2), United States (3: Florida)

• Eocene of France (1), New Zealand (1), Tonga (1), United States (72: Alabama, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (1), Greenland (2), United States (3: Maryland, Texas)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Israel (1), Poland (23), United States (39: Alabama, Delaware, Kansas, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 153 collections including 159 occurrences

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