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Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Marginellidae

Hyalina was named by Schumacher (1817) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R]. It is extant. Its type is Hyalina pellucida.

It was assigned to Volutidae by Abbass (1967); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Marginellidae by Rosenberg (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1817Hyalina Schumacher
1967Hyalina Abbass p. 115
2002Hyalina Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Hyalina Rosenberg

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMarginellidaeFleming 1828
genusHyalinaSchumacher 1817

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:20:36
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:20:36
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Bartonian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 41.30000 to 0.01170 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 38.0 Ma

Collections (44 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Pakistan Marginella pakistanica (8676 183821 183853)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Egypt H. arabica (2960)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4USA (Florida) H. silicicifluvia (80184)
Chattian - Aquitanian28.1 - 20.44USA (Florida) Marginella newmani, Marginella elegantula, Marginella impagina (60985)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (Florida) Marginella chipolana, Marginella euancycla, Marginella denticulatoides, Marginella coloba, Marginella nanna, Marginella critha, Marginella eurystoma (42443) Marginella chipolana, Marginella euancycla, Marginella xanthophaes, Marginella coloba, Marginella critha, Marginella eurystoma (42290 42328) Marginella chipolana, Marginella euancycla, Marginella xanthophaes, Marginella denticulatoides, Marginella brithia, Marginella coloba, Marginella critha (41760) Marginella coloba, Marginella critha (42663) Marginella coloba, Marginella nanna (42367) Marginella critha (42642) Marginella denticulatoides, Marginella coloba, Marginella critha (42482) Marginella xanthophaes, Marginella coloba (42225) Marginella xanthophaes, Marginella coloba, Marginella critha (42250 42605)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62USA (Florida) Marginella denticulatoides (42886) Marginella vadosa (42692 42870 42875 43014 43023 43024) Serrata denticulatoides, Serrata vadosa (111204) Serrata vadosa (136943)
Waiauan12.7 - 11.608New Zealand Serrata flemingi (63089 63090)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Australia (South Australia) Serrata weymouthensis, Serrata bicrassiplicata, Serrata metula, Serrata charma (63432)
Messinian - Zanclean7.246 - 3.6Dominican Republic Serrata glaphyra (75036 75037)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Jamaica Marginella glaphyra, Marginella mauryae (58522)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (North Carolina) Marginella macronuclea (59307)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Italy H. secalina (78312)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (North Carolina) H. sp. (60988 60989)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Mexico (Baja California) H. californica (96590 96591)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (California) H. jewettii, H. subtrigona (201624)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126USA (California) H. californica (203095)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Spain H. deliciosa (128385)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (California) H. californica (96566 96895)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117Jamaica H. avena (80407)