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Gastropoda - Potamididae

Pirenella was named by Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Potamidinae by Vaught et al. (1989); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Pirenella Gray
1989Pirenella Vaught et al.
2002Pirenella Sepkoski

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassCaenogastropoda(Cox 1959)
Sorbeoconcha(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
Cerithiimorpha(Golikov and Starobogatov 1975)
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyPotamididae(Adams and Adams 1854)
subfamilyPotamidinaeAdams and Adams 1854
genusPirenellaGray 1847

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.

G. Pirenella Gray 1847
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: grazerf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:14:03
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:14:03
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Santonian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 85.80000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (33 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Austria P. muensteri (74490)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Belgium P. montensis (22931)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0Germany P. sp. (3115)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Poland P. carpaticus (27018)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3France P. cuspidata, P. turritellata (171526)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0France (Picardie) P. crenatulata, P. tiarella (178082) P. cuspidata (178155)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0France (Île-de-France) P. crenatulata, P. tiarella, P. turritellata (179130)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Bulgaria P. corrugata (103739)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Bulgaria (Burgas) P. corrugata (102230)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82France (Centre) P. discolor (179581)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Romania P. picta (70575 70617)
Serravallian - Tortonian13.82 - 7.246Czech Republic P. disjuncta, P. picta (173024) P. picta, P. disjuncta (173045 173046 173120 173123 173124 173125 173153 173154 173155)
Badenian13.65 - 12.7Poland (Holy Cross Mountains) P. moravica (38823)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Austria P. picta (25259 73299)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Romania P. picta, P. disjuncta (35124)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Italy P. etrusca (78335)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588South Africa P. sp. (77528) P. stowi (77527)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117South Africa P. stowi (122945)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Saudi Arabia P. conica (198587)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Israel P. teilhardi (225667)