Livonia Gray 1855 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Synonyms: Cottonia Iredale 1934, Mamillana Crosse 1871, Pterospira Harris 1897

Parent taxon: Zidoninae according to B. Wilson 1994

See also Darragh 1989 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Adelomelon, Alcithoe, Ericusa, Guivillea, Harpovoluta, Iredalina, Mauira, Mauithoe, Melo, Metamelon, Miomelon, Notopeplum, Pachycymbiola, Pachymelon, Palaeomelon, Palomelon, Sigaluta, Spinomelon, Teremelon, Zidona, Zygomelon

Subtaxa: Pterospira alticostata Pterospira hannafordi Pterospira mortoni Pterospira stephensi

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (2 collections), Haiti (2)

• Pliocene of Haiti (1)

• Miocene of Australia (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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