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Limacinidae

Description

The Limacinidae are a family of small sea snails, pteropods, pelagic marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Thecosomata (sea butterflies).


Source Data
SourceIDLink
Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID (GBIF)6524https://www.gbif.org/species/6524
PaleoBioDB ID (PBDB)60848https://paleobiodb.org/classic/checkTaxonInfo?taxon_no=60848
Rankfamily
Taxonomy (GBIF)Life : Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Pteropoda : Limacinidae
Taxonomy (PBDB)Life : Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Thecosomata : Limacinidae
Taxonomic Status (GBIF)accepted
Classification
(PBDB,GBIF)
RankNameAuthor
-Eukaryota
-OpisthokontaCavalier-Smith 1987
kingdomAnimalia
-Bilateria
-EubilateriaAx 1987
-ProtostomiaGrobben 1908
-Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMolluscaLinnaeus 1758
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderOpisthobranchia
orderThecosomataBlainville 1823
familyLimacinidaeBlainville 1823
Scientific NameLimacinidae
Opinions (PBDB)
NameRankOpinionEvidenceAuthor
Limacinidaefamilybelongs to Thecosomatastated without evidenceZorn, 1997
Limacinidaefamilybelongs to ThecosomataimpliedBeesley, 1998
Limacinidaefamilybelongs to Thecosomatastated with evidenceTodd, 2001
Limacinidaefamilybelongs to Thecosomatastated without evidenceWienrich and Janssen, 2007
Status (PBDB)extant
Taxon Size (PBDB)36
Extant Size (PBDB)2 (5.6%)
First Recorded Appearance56.0 - 47.8 Ma
Eocene
Motilityactively mobile
Visionlimited (based on Gastropoda)
Dietcarnivore
Taphonomyaragonite (based on Gastropoda)
Primary Reference (PBDB)P. L. Beesley. 1998. Mollusca: the southern synthesis. Fauna of Australia 5
Common Name(s) Contravleugelslakken, ミジンウキマイマイ, Vingsnäckor
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limacinidae

Fossil Distribution

Subtaxa

NameStatusCommon Name(s)Fossil OccurrencesOldestYoungest
Agadina
genus
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Altaspiratella
genus
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
1356.0 Ma
Paleocene
56.0 Ma
Paleocene
Chaduma
genus
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Chadumella
genus
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Currylimacina
genus
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
356.0 Ma
Paleocene
56.0 Ma
Paleocene
Embolus
genus
doubtful (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
Heliconoides
genus
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
7656.0 Ma
Paleocene
0.13 Ma
Pleistocene
Limacina
genus
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
14956.0 Ma
Paleocene
0 Ma
Extant
Pakistania
genus
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
456.0 Ma
Paleocene
47.8 Ma
Eocene
Skaptotion
genus
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
556.0 Ma
Paleocene
47.8 Ma
Eocene
Spirialis
genus
listed (PBDB)
Striolimacina
genus
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Thielea
genus
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB

Obsolete Names

NameSourceTaxon RankTaxonomy
Limnacinidae GBIFfamilyAnimalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Pteropoda : Limnacinidae
Spirialidae GBIFfamilyAnimalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Pteropoda : Spirialidae
Spiratellidae GBIFfamilyAnimalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Pteropoda : Spiratellidae

Synonymy List

YearName and Author
1823Limacinidae Blainville
1997Limacinidae Zorn p. 34
1998Limacinidae Beesley p. 942
2001Limacinidae Todd
2007Limacinidae Wienrich and Janssen p. 780

References

Beesley P. L. (1998) Mollusca: the southern synthesis, Fauna of Australia 5
Zorn I. (1997) Holoplanktonic gastropods from the early Messinian of the Heraklion Basin (Crete, Greece), Contributions to Tertiary and Quaternary Geology 34 1-2, 31-45
Todd J. A. (2001) Systematic list of gastropods in the Panama Paleontology Project collections
Wienrich G., Janssen R. (2007) Die Fauna des marinen Miozäns von Kevelaer (Niederrhein). Band 4 Gastropoda ab Mitridae, Backhuys Publishers BV Leiden 4, 643-954
Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al., 1998: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26. 526. - via Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp. - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
Bouchet, P.; Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia. 47(1-2): 1-397. - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes. - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
van der Spoel S. (1967) Euthecosomata, a group with remarkable developmental stages (Gastropoda, Pteropoda). Gorinchem: Noorduijn en Zoon. 378 pp. [20 November 1967] - via World Register of Marine Species
Gärdenfors, Ulf, Hall, Ragnar, Hallingbäck, Tomas, Hansson, Hans G. & Hedström, Lars (2003) Djur, svampar och växter i Sverige 2003. Förteckning över antal arter per familj. ArtDatabanken Rapporterar 5, ArtDatabanken, Uppsala. (reviderad excelfil med svenska djurfamiljer). - via Dyntaxa. Svensk taxonomisk databas
Bouchet P., Rocroi J.P., Hausdorf B., Kaim A., Kano Y., Nützel A., Parkhaev P., Schrödl M. & Strong E.E. (2017). Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. Malacologia. 61(1-2): 1-526. - via World Register of Marine Species
Corse E., Rampal J., Cuoc C., Pech N., Perez Y. & Gilles A. (2013) Phylogenetic analysis of Thecosomata Blainville, 1824 (holoplanktonic Opisthobranchia) using morphological and molecular data. PLoS ONE 8(4): e59439. - via World Register of Marine Species
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
 
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