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Strophocheilidae is a taxonomic family of air-breathing land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the superfamily Acavoidea (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005).[1]

Fossil record[]

The genus Eoborus is the family's oldest fossil record, dating from the Middle Paleocene of Brazil (Itaboraí Basin)[2][3] and Uruguay (Santa Lucía Basin).[4]

Genera[]

The family Strophocheilidae consists of two subfamilies and genera including:

subfamily Strophocheilinae Pilsbry, 1902

  • Anthinus Albers, 1850
  • Gonyostomus Beck, 1837
  • Mirinaba Morretes, 1952
  • Strophocheilus Spix, 1827 - type genus of the family Strophocheilidae[1]

subfamily Megalobuliminae Leme, 1973

  • genus Megalobulimus K. Miller, 1878 - type genus of the subfamily Megalobuliminae[1]
  • Template:Extinct genus Eoborus Klappenbach & Olazarri, 1970

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Template:Bouchet 2005
  2. Salvador, R.B. & Simone, L.R.L. 2012. New fossil pulmonate snails from the Paleocene of Itaboraí Basin, Brazil (Pulmonata: Cerionidae, Strophocheilidae, Orthalicidae). Archiv für Molluskenkunde 141(1): 43-50. Script error: No such module "Catalog lookup link".
  3. Salvador, R.B. & Simone, L.R.L. Taxonomic revision of the fossil pulmonate mollusks of Itaboraí Basin (Paleocene), Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 53(2): 5-46. (http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_abstract&pid=S0031-10492013000200001&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en)
  4. Martínez, S.; Veroslavsky, G.; Verde, M. 1997. Primer registro del Paleoceno en el Uruguay - paleosuelos calcareos fosiliferos en la Cuenca de Santa Lucía. Revista Brasileira de Geociências 27(3): 295-302.

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