Nassarius (Caesia) Adams and Adams 1853 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative spelling: Caesia

Parent taxon: Nassarius according to W.O. Addicott 1965

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Nassaria cornelliana, Nassarius (Alectrion), Nassarius (Arcularia), Nassarius (Demondia), Nassarius (Hima), Nassarius (Hinia), Nassarius (Mirua), Nassarius (Nanarius), Nassarius (Nassarius), Nassarius (Niotha), Nassarius (Plicarcularia), Nassarius (Schizopyga), Nassarius (Tritiaria), Nassarius (Tritonella), Nassarius (Uzita), Nassarius (Zeuxis), Nassarius albescens, Nassarius antillarum, Nassarius bellulus, Nassarius burchardi, Nassarius cabrierensis, Nassarius chowanensis, Nassarius coronatus, Nassarius crematus, Nassarius dorsatus, Nassarius gayi, Nassarius gigantulus, Nassarius glans, Nassarius granulatus, Nassarius hylus, Nassarius incrassatus, Nassarius janschloegli, Nassarius karinae, Nassarius kochianus, Nassarius luridus, Nassarius nodicinctus, Nassarius pagodus, Nassarius papillosus, Nassarius pauperus, Nassarius persicus, Nassarius prysmaticus, Nassarius pullus, Nassarius pygmaeus, Nassarius reductus, Nassarius repititi, Nassarius salina, Nassarius schizopyga, Nassarius scopularcus, Nassarius sopora, Nassarius splendidulus, Nassarius taeniolatus, Nassarius thielei, Nassarius trinitatensis, Nassarius trivittatoides

Subtaxa: Nassarius (Caesia) coalingensis Nassarius (Caesia) grammatus Nassarius (Caesia) moranianus

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Blancan of United States (2: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Washington)

• Pliocene of United States (13: California, Oregon)

• Miocene of United States (8: California)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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