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Smaragdia (Smaragdia) viridis

Gastropoda - Neritidae

Neritina viridis was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pliocene-Recent; circum-Caribbean.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Smaragdia (Smaragdia) viridis by Woodring (1928) and Perrilliat (1972).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Neritina viridis Linnaeus
1928Smaragdia (Smaragdia) viridis Woodring p. 426
1972Smaragdia (Smaragdia) viridis Perrilliat p. 25

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderNeritopsinaCox 1960
superfamilyNeritoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNeritidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilySmaragdiinaeBaker 1923
genusSmaragdiaIssel 1869
subgenusSmaragdiaIssel 1869
speciesviridis(Linnaeus 1758)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Composition 2: low Mg calcitef
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: omnivoref
Diet 2: grazerf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2008-02-28 03:00:43
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:38:05
Source: f = family, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Tortonian to the top of the Early/Lower Pleistocene or 11.62000 to 0.78100 Ma

Collections (11 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Dominican Republic Neritina viridemaris (58816 58817)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Costa Rica Neritina viridemaris (134657)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Mexico Smaragdia viridis (77713 77714)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Fiji Smaragdia viridis (78108 78112 78113)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Jamaica Smaragdia viridis (58522)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Costa Rica Neritina viridemaris (134653)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Panama Neritina viridis (80304)