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Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Mathildidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Mathildidae Dall
1938Mathildiidae Turner p. 81
1964Mathildidae Sohl p. 362
1988Mathildidae Ponder and Warén p. 308
1998Mathildidae Beesley p. 859
2001Mathildidae Todd
2007Mathildidae Wienrich and Janssen p. 732
2013Mathildidae Gründel and Nützel p. 804

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderAllogastropodaHaszprunar 1985
superfamilyMathildoideaDall 1889
familyMathildidaeDall 1889
familyMathildidaeDall 1889

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
Comments: LIFE HISTORY: Browsing carnivore according to Todd (2001).f
Created: 2009-09-10 07:25:45
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:25:45
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Anisian to the top of the Holocene or 247.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 242.0 Ma

Collections (379 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Promathilda bolinoides (98055)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0China (Gansu) Mathildidae indet. (119263)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Teretrina bolina (69659 69661 69668 69669 69670 69677 69688 69691) Teretrina stuorensis (69664)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Peru Promathilda obtusa (144482 144483)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3Peru Promathilda aculeata (68141) Promathilda eucycloides (68136) Promathilda sp. (68128)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0Iran Teretrina sp., Carinathilda textilis (106268)
Sevatian212.0 - 205.6Iran Promathildia textilis, Promathildia trochleata (37959)
Sevatian212.0 - 205.6USA (Idaho) Teretrina sp., Teretrina canaliculata, Teretrina schulberti, Siphonilda pulchella, Teretrina aculeata (38377)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Peru Promathilda aculeata, Promathilda tilarniocensis (68096) Promathilda bolinoides, Promathilda intermedia (68146 68148) Promathilda bolinoides, Promathilda intermedia, Promathilda obtusa, Promathilda eucycloides, Promathilda tilarniocensis, Promathilda terebraeformis (68116) Promathilda bolinoides, Promathilda intermedia, Promathilda terebraeformis (68147) Promathilda eucycloides (68145) Promathilda sp., Promathilda bolinoides, Promathilda intermedia, Promathilda obtusa, Promathilda eucycloides, Promathilda terebraeformis (68119)
Hettangian201.3 - 199.3Hungary Promathildia turritella (125465)
Hettangian201.3 - 199.3Portugal Promathildia turritella (31914)
Angulata201.3 - 196.5Luxembourg Promathildia turritella (149756)
Hettangian - Early/Lower Sinemurian201.3 - 189.6United Kingdom Tricarilda sp. (118018)
Bucklandi196.5 - 189.6Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Tricarilda sp. (90446)
Obtusum196.5 - 189.6Germany Mathildidae indet., Tricarilda sp. (151335)
Margaritatus189.6 - 183.0United Kingdom Tricarilda toddi (118051)
Spinatum189.6 - 183.0Germany Tricarilda sp. (152175)
Early/Lower Aalenian175.6 - 171.6Germany Tricarilda schmidti (75983)
Late/Upper Aalenian175.6 - 171.6Germany Mathilda pseudopalina (75980)
Aalenian174.1 - 170.3Germany Tricarilda schmidti (58236)