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Melanoides Olivier 1804 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 99590

Alternative spellings: Melania (Melanoides), Thiara (Melanoides)

Parent taxon: Thiarinae according to T. Kase 1984

Sister taxa: Brotia, Coptostylus, Cornetia, Fijidoma, Tarebia, Thiara

Subtaxa: Melanoides (Melanoides), Melanoides curvicosta, Melanoides tuberculata, Melanoides vidali, Thiara (Melanoides) calafi, Thiara (Melanoides) markleyensis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer