Linemera

Linemera solitaria, copyright Te Papa Tongarewa.

Belongs within: Rissooidea.

Linemera is an Australasian genus of rissooid gastropods with a smooth protoconch, clathrate teleoconch, and continous, thin peristome with a subsutural sinus.

<==Linemera Finlay 1924P61
|--L. gradata (Hutton 1885)F27b (see below for synonymy)
|--L. abrupta Dell 1956P61
|--L. bountyensis (Dell 1950) [=Haurakia bountyensis]P61
|--L. exserta (Suter 1908)P61
|--L. gallinacea Finlay 1930P61
|--L. gradatoides Finlay 1930P61
|--L. maclurgi Powell 1933P61
|--L. pingue (Webster 1906)P61
|--L. pinguoides Powell 1940P61
|--L. pukeuriensisA27
|--L. solitaria Dell 1956P61
`--L. venusta (Powell 1926)P61 [=Haurakia venustaF27a]

Linemera gradata (Hutton 1885)F27b [=Rissoa gradata non Cingula gradata (not preoc. if in dif. gen.)F27b, *L. interrupta Finlay 1924P61, F27b]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[A27] Allan, R. S. 1927. The geology and palaeontology of the Lower Waihao Basin, south Canterbury, New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 265–309.

[F27a] Finlay, H. J. 1927a. A further commentary on New Zealand molluscan systematics. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 320–485.

[F27b] Finlay, H. J. 1927b. New specific names for austral Mollusca. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 488–533.

[P61] Powell, A. W. B. 1961. Shells of New Zealand: An illustrated handbook 4th ed. Whitcombe and Tombs Limited: Christchurch.

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