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Gastropoda -

Cocculiniformia was named by Hazsprunar (1987) [m. kosnik taxon no: 7670]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Orthogastropoda by Beesley (1998) and Jeffery (2003); and to Gastropoda by Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Cocculiniformia Hazsprunar
1998Cocculiniformia Beesley p. 607
2003Cocculiniformia Jeffery
2005Cocculiniformia Bouchet et al. p. 245

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderCocculiniformiaHazsprunar 1987
superorderCocculiniformiaHazsprunar 1987

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 mobilesupero
Life habit: epifaunalsupero
Diet: grazersupero
Vision: limitedc
Comments: LIFE HISTORY: Grazer on soft-grained substrates according to Todd (2001).supero
Created: 2009-09-10 07:22:22
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:22:22
Source: supero = superorder, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Early/Lower Albian to the top of the Pleistocene or 112.03000 to 0.01170 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 109.0 Ma

Collections (24 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Madagascar (Mahajanga) Cocculina sp. (60072)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Australia (Victoria) Cocculina sp. (6267)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Washington) Cocculinidae indet. (205200)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Denmark (Jutland) Cocculina dittmeri (9176)
Otaian - Altonian21.7 - 15.9New Zealand Cocculinacea indet. (77489)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Italy Cocculina adunca (178108)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Germany Cocculina sp. (111599)
Langhian - Serravallian15.97 - 11.62Netherlands Cocculina miocaenica (186883)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Germany (North Rhein-Westfalia) Cocculina miocaenica (61895 61896)
Badenian13.65 - 12.7Poland (Holy Cross Mountains) Cocculina miocaenica, Cocculina unica (38823)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Japan Cocculina loochooensis (42170)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Haiti Cocculina decussata (66809)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Jamaica Cocculina decussata (69093) Cocculina decussata, Cocculina pustulata (58522) Cocculina pustulata (69094) Cocculina sp. (69089 69090)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Spain Cocculina adunca (80558 80563)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Panama (Bocas) Cocculina sp. (61336 61337 79999)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Vanuatu Cocculina nipponica (78046)