Potamides (gastropod)

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Potamides
Temporal range: Permian - Quaternary
Potamides migralis.3 - Mioceno.JPG
Three fossil shells of Potamides migralis
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Potamides

Potamides is a genus of prehistoric sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Potamididae.

Species

Fossil shells of Potamides tricarinatus from Eocene of Italy

Species within the genus Potamides include:

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Fossil record

Fossils of Potamides are found in marine strata from the Permian to the Quaternary(age range: from 265.0 to 1.806 million years ago.). Fossils are known from many localities in Europe, Indonesia, Africa, North America, South America, Pakistan, Japan and Cambodia.[5]

References

  1. ^ Brongniart (1810). Ann. Mus. H.N. (Paris), 15(89-90): 368.
  2. ^ a b c Halder K. & Sinha P. (2014). "Some Eocene Cerithioids (Gastropoda, Mollusca) from Kutch, Western India, and Their Bearing on Palaeobiogeography of the Indian Subcontinent". Paleontology Journal 2014: Article ID 673469, 11 pp. doi:10.1155/2014/673469.
  3. ^ Stefano Dominici; Thorsten Kowalke (2014). "Early Eocene Cerithioidean gastropods of mangrove-fringed coasts (South-central Pyrenees, Spain)". Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana. 53 (3): 137–162.
  4. ^ Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2016). Pirenella conica (Blainville, 1829). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=238094 on 2017-05-08
  5. ^ The Paleobiology Database

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