Liratilia

Liratilia conquisita, copyright Te Papa Tongarewa.
Belongs within: Columbellidae.

Liratilia is a New Zealand genus of columbellids with high-spired shells with a prominent sculpture of spiral cords or keels, and a narrow, parallel-sided aperture.

<==Liratilia Finlay 1927 P61
|–*L. conquisita (Suter 1907) [=Daphnella conquisita] P61
|    |–L. c. conquisita P61
|    |–L. c. chathamensis Dell 1956 P61
|    `–L. c. nestoris Fleming 1948 P61
|–L. angulata (Suter 1908) P61 [=Alcira angulata F27]
|–L. compta Powell 1930 P61
|–L. elegantula Powell 1937 P61
|–L. eremita (Murdoch & Suter 1906) P61 [=Pleurotoma (Leucosyrinx) eremita F27]
|–L. gracilis Powell 1940 P61
|–L. isolata Dell 1956 P61
|–L. sinuata Powell 1937 P61
`–L. subnodosa Powell 1934 P61

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[F27] Finlay, H. J. 1927. A further commentary on New Zealand molluscan systematics. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 320–485.

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

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