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Gastropoda -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1819Cerithiacea Férussac
1941Terebrellidae Delpey
1957Cerithiacea Rivera p. 174
1960Cerithiacea Knight et al. p. 316
1960Cerithiacea Sohl p. 360
1975Cerithioidea Golikov and Starobogatov p. 213
1983Cerithiacea Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 101
1984Cerithiacea Squires p. 17
1987Cerithiacea Squires p. 24
1987Cerithiacea Ward and Blackwelder p. 131
1988Cerithioidea Ponder and Warén p. 293
1988Terebrellidae Ponder and Warén p. 294
1990Cerithiacea Beu et al. p. 405
1992Cerithioidea Ward p. 115
1997Cerithioidea Marquet p. 9
1998Cerithioidea Beesley p. 707
2001Cerithioidea Lozouet et al. p. 22
2001Cerithioidea Todd
2002Cerithioidea Kosnik
2003Cerithioidea Jeffery
2003Cerithioidea Saul and Squires p. 444
2004Cerithioidea Harzhauser p. 114
2004Cerithioidea Stilwell et al. p. 27
2005Cerithioidea Bouchet et al. p. 248
2007Cerithioidea Harzhauser p. 89

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
superfamilyCerithiaceaFérussac 1819
superfamilyCerithiaceaFérussac 1819

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: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Albian to the top of the Late/Upper Pliocene or 105.30000 to 2.58800 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 99.6 Ma

Collections (11 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6United Kingdom (England) Cerithiacea indet. (6280)
Turonian - Early/Lower Coniacian93.9 - 85.8Austria Cerithiacea indet. (156246)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1New Zealand Cerithiacea indet. (63093 63094)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Peru (Ica) Anconia elenensis (84680)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0United Kingdom (England) Melanidae indet. (39014)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Peru (Piura) Pachychilus indet. (55437 55439)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Ecuador (Guayas) Anconia elenensis (61203)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Venezuela (Sucre) Pachychilus caboblanquensis (41543)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Venezuela Pachychilus laevissimus (131210)