Nassarius (Niotha) Adams and Adams 1853 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative spellings: Nassa (Niotha), Niotha

Parent taxon: Nassarius according to H. S. Ladd 1982

See also Hendy 2007, Ladd 1977, Oostingh 1935, Robba et al. 1989 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Nassaria cornelliana, Nassarius (Alectrion), Nassarius (Arcularia), Nassarius (Caesia), Nassarius (Demondia), Nassarius (Hima), Nassarius (Hinia), Nassarius (Mirua), Nassarius (Nanarius), Nassarius (Nassarius), 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 (Niotha) kieneri Nassarius (Niotha) seclusus Nassarius (Niotha) variegatus

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Djibouti (1), Eritrea (1), Fiji (1), Japan (4), the Philippines (1), Sudan (1), Vanuatu (2), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene of Fiji (4), India (1), Indonesia (4), Japan (6), Papua New Guinea (1), Vanuatu (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Fiji (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (2), the Marshall Islands (4)

Total: 39 collections including 43 occurrences

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