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Liocerithium

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Taxonomy
Liocerithium was named by Tryon (1887) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 559]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Cerithiadae by Ladd (1972); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Liocerithium Tryon p. 113
1972Liocerithium Ladd p. 40
2002Liocerithium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyCerithiidae(Fleming 1822)
genusLiocerithiumTryon 1887

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: grazerf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:11:54
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:11:54
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Middle Pleistocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 0.78100 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117USA (Hawaii) L. thaanumi (89294)