Liotia admirabilis, from Smith 1890.

Belongs within: Turbinoidea.

Liotia is a genus of marine gastropods with a latticed ornamentation, known from the Indo-Pacific and western Atlantic.

Characters (from Knight et al. 1960): Axial and spiral ribs well developed, forming latticed surface; umbilicus funnel-shaped, bounded by beaded cord; operculum concave, of many narrow whorls.

<==Liotia Gray 1842 BR05
    |--*L. cancellata (Gray 1828) [=Delphinula cancellata] KC60
    |--L. acidalia (Melvill & Standen 1899) [=Microtheca acidalia] H09
    |--L. acuticostata Carpenter 1864 O27
    |    |--L. a. acuticostata O27
    |    `--L. a. radiata Dall 1919 O27
    |--L. admirabilis Smith 1890 MASC88
    |--L. calliglypta Melvill 1891 H09
    |--L. corona Hedley 1902 H09
    |--L. devexa Hedley 1901 H09
    |--L. discoidea (Reeve 1843) [=Delphinula discoidea] H09
    |--L. fenestrata Carpenter 1864 O27
    |--L. incidata Hedley 1902 H09
    |--L. lamellosa Tenison-Woods 1878 F71
    |--L. latebrosa Hedley 1907 H09
    |--L. micans (Adams 1850) [=Cyclostrema micans] H09
    |--L. muricata (Reeve 1843) [=Delphinula muricata] H09
    |--L. philtata Hedley 1900 H09
    |--L. rostrata Hedley 1900 H09
    |--L. scalaroides (Reeve 1843) [=Delphinula scalaroides] H09
    |--L. varicosa (Reeve 1843) [=Delphinula varicosa] H09
    `--L. venusta Hedley 1901 H09

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BR05] Bouchet, P., J.-P. Rocroi, J. Frýda, B. Hausdorf, W. Ponder, Á. Valdés & A. Warén. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47 (1-2): 1-397.

[F71] Fletcher, H. O. 1971. Catalogue of type specimens of fossils in the Australian Museum, Sydney. Australian Museum Memoir 13: 1-167.

[H09] Hedley, C. 1909. The Marine Fauna of Queensland: Address by the President of Section D. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: Brisbane.

[KC60] Knight, J. B., L. R. Cox, A. M. Keen, R. L. Batten, E. L. Yochelson & R. Robertson. 1960. Gastropoda: systematic descriptions. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt I. Mollusca 1: Mollusca—General Features, Scaphopoda, Amphineura, Monoplacophora, Gastropoda—General Features, Archaeogastropoda and some (mainly Paleozoic) Caenogastropoda and Opisthobranchia, pp. I169-I331. Geological Society of America, and University of Kansas Press.

[MASC88] McLean, J. H., R. S. Absalão & R. L. dos Santos Cruz. 1988. A new species of Macrarene (Turbinidae: Liotiinae) from Brazil. Nautilus 102 (3): 99-101.

[O27] Oldroyd, I. S. 1927. The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America vol. II, pt. III. Stanford University Press: Stanford University (California).

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