Liotia admirabilis, from Smith 1890.

Belongs within: Liotiidae.

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 1842BR05
|--*L. cancellata (Gray 1828) [=Delphinula cancellata]KC60
|--L. acidalia (Melvill & Standen 1899) [=Microtheca acidalia]H09
|--L. acuticostata Carpenter 1864O27
| |--L. a. acuticostataO27
| `--L. a. radiata Dall 1919O27
|--L. admirabilis Smith 1890MASC88
|--L. calliglypta Melvill 1891H09
|--L. corona Hedley 1902H09
|--L. discoidea (Reeve 1843) [=Delphinula discoidea]H09
|--L. farallonensisB56
|--L. fenestrata Carpenter 1864O27
|--L. incidata Hedley 1902H09
|--L. lamellosa Tenison-Woods 1878F71
|--L. latebrosa Hedley 1907H09
|--L. micans (Adams 1850) [=Cyclostrema micans]H09
|--L. muricata (Reeve 1843) [=Delphinula muricata]H09
|--L. philtata Hedley 1900H09
|--L. rostrata Hedley 1900H09
|--L. scalaroides (Reeve 1843) [=Delphinula scalaroides]H09
|--L. varicosa (Reeve 1843) [=Delphinula varicosa]H09
`--L. venusta Hedley 1901H09

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B56] Berry, S. S. 1956. Mollusca dredged by the Orca off the Santa Barbara Islands, California, in 1951. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 46 (5): 150–157.

[BR05] Bouchet, P., & J.-P. Rocroi. 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. 2 pt 3. Stanford University Press: Stanford University (California).

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