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Gastropoda - Liotiidae

Liotia was named by Gray (1842) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R]. It is extant. Its type is Delphinula cancellata.

It was assigned to Gastropoda by Mansfield (1925); to Turbinidae by Gardner (1947) and Abbass (1967); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Liotiinae by MacNeil (1960), Perrilliat (1972) and Bouchet et al. (2005); and to Liotiidae by Gray (1850), Gardner (1948) and Nielsen (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Liotia Gray
1850Liotia Gray pp. 64, 88
1925Liotia Mansfield p. 59
1947Liotia Gardner p. 612
1948Liotia Gardner p. 190
1960Liotia MacNeil p. 29
1967Liotia Abbass p. 13
1972Liotia Perrilliat p. 23
2002Liotia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Liotia Bouchet et al. pp. 100, 245
2013Liotia Nielsen p. 37

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyLiotiidaeGray 1850
genusLiotiaGray 1842

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 mobilesuperf
Life habit: epifaunalsuperf
Diet: grazersuperf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:47:46
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:47:46
Source: superf = superfamily, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Early/Lower Kimmeridgian to the top of the Holocene or 155.70000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 150.8 Ma

Collections (31 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Portugal L. tegulata (34661)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Germany (Baden-Wurttemberg) L. tegulata (23887)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (South Carolina) L. sp. (92463)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Egypt L. ramlii (2955)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Egypt L. ghorabi (2959)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Peru (Piura) L. sp. (52526)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Washington) L. washingtoniana (161922)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Trinidad and Tobago L. lillianae (80172)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4USA (Georgia) L. halensis (60831) L. persculpturata (60825)
Chattian - Aquitanian28.1 - 20.44USA (Florida) L. solariella, L. coronata (60985)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Trinidad and Tobago L. machapoorensis (74925)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (South Carolina) L. sp. (92413)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (Florida) L. agenea (41760)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Indonesia L. angsanana (70077)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Argentina (Chubut) L. terrugii (42146)
Late/Upper Miocene - Early/Lower Pliocene11.608 - 3.6Japan (Okinawa) L. sp. (42181)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Indonesia L. sp. 1, L. sp. 2 (70105)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Mexico (Veracruz) L. woodringi (134769)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Mexico L. woodringi (77714)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Jamaica L. strebla (69094) L. strebla, L. lepidota, L. venusta (58522) L. strebla, L. sp. (69090)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Chile L. cancellata (142300)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (South Carolina) L. major (92410)
Quaternary2.588 - 0.0USA (California) L. fenestrata (37947)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126USA (California) L. acutecostata (203114) L. acuticostata, L. fenestrata (203113) L. fenestrata (203095)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0China L. annulata (96351 96352)