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Liopeplum canalis

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Liopeplum canalis was named by Conrad (1858) [m. kosnik taxon no: 1451].

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Liopeplum canalis Conrad
1964Liopeplum canalis Sohl p. 261

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyVolutidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyAthletinaePilsbry and Olsson 1954
genusLiopeplumDall 1890
speciescanalisConrad 1858

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 08:23:59
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:23:59
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Maastrichtian to the top of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 70.60000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (19 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Maryland) Liopeplum canalis (125950)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Tennessee) Liopeplum canalis (88357)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Alabama) Liopeplum canalis (4239 4247 4248 4254 4255 4270 4284)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Georgia) Liopeplum canalis (4279 4305)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Tennessee) Liopeplum canalis (4121)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Mississippi) Liopeplum canalis (4123 4126 4127)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Maryland) Liopeplum canalis (4368 4369 4370 4371)