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Gastropoda - Eulimidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Eulimidae Philippi
1904Eulimidae Martin p. 216
1964Eulimidae Sohl p. 308
1970Eulimidae Addicott p. 57
1980Eulimidae Hickman p. 32
1988Eulimidae Ponder and Warén p. 304
1998Eulimidae Beesley p. 817
2001Eulimidae Todd
2001Eulimidae Wienrich p. 460
2004Eulimidae Stilwell et al. p. 36
2005Eulimidae Bouchet et al. p. 254
2006Eulimidae Garilli and Messina p. 196
2014Eulimidae Takano and Kano p. 265

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyVanikoroideaGray 1840
familyEulimidaePhilippi 1853
familyEulimidaePhilippi 1853

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 carnivores according to Todd (2001).f
Created: 2009-09-10 08:26:47
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:26:47
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Ladinian to the top of the Holocene or 242.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 237.0 Ma

Collections (547 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Indonesia Lissochilina timorensis (204270)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Italy Eulima striatissima (138255)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Lissochilina picta (144633)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8Russian Federation (Siberia) Eulima sp. (2484 2485)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9Russian Federation (Siberia) Eulima sp. (2486)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Venezuela Eulima albensis (1858)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0United Kingdom (England) Eulima melanoides (1851)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03United Kingdom (England) Eulima sp. (162252)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6United Kingdom (England) Eulima corneti (6280)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9USA (Arizona) Eulima sp. (3077)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Arizona) Eulima funicula (53505 54154)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (North Carolina) Anteglosia sp. (7612)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Mississippi) Cossmannia tennesseensis (7459 32141 32142) Eulima coffea, Eulima sp., Eulima spirala, Cossmannia tennesseensis, Eulima gracilistylis (7456) Eulima indet. (32139)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Tennessee) Cossmannia tennesseensis, Eulima clara, Eulima laevigata, Eulima persimplica, Anteglosia subornata (7515)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Texas) Eulima clara (4599 4601 7570) Eulima sp. (205543) Eulima sp., Eulima clara, Eulima laevigata (205541)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Mississippi) Cossmannia tennesseensis, Eulima gracilistylis (7600) Cossmannia tennesseensis, Eulima laevigata (7506 7527)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Tennessee) Anteglosia tennesseensis (205445) Leiostraca cretacea, Eulima impressa, Eulima clara, Eulima laevigata (88357)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Mississippi) Cossmannia tennesseensis, Eulima clara, Eulima gracilistylis, Eulima laevigata (7592) Cossmannia tennesseensis, Eulima gracilistylis, Eulima laevigata (7586 7590 7591 7593)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Alabama) Eulima monmouthensis, Eulima gracilistylus (4275)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Georgia) Eulima monmouthensis (4312) Eulima monmouthensis, Eulima sp., Eulima gracilistylus (4282) Eulima sp. (4265 4268 4301 4302 4314)