Tribe Liomesini Fischer 1884 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative spelling: Liomesinae

Parent taxon: Buccininae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Ancistrolepidini, Angistoma, Austrobuccinum, Buccinini, Buccinulini, Colini, Coptochetus, Eripachya, Euryochetus, Exilioidea, Fax, Kapala, Pseudofax, Pseudoliomesus, Serratifusus, Strombinophos

Subtaxa: Liomesus

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Type: Liomesus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Alaska collection)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), the United Kingdom (5)

• Miocene of Denmark (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (1)

• Eocene of Nigeria (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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