Tiberia

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Tiberia
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Family: Pyramidellidae
Subfamily: Syrnolinae
Tribe: Tiberiini
Genus: Tiberia
Jeffreys, 1884
Type species
Pyramidella (Tiberia) minuscula
Monterosato, 1880
Synonyms
  • Pyramidella (Tiberia)Dall & Bartsch, 1906
  • Tiberiinae
  • TiberiaJeffreys, 1884
  • TiberiolaCossmann, 1900 (unnecessary substitute name for TiberiaJeffreys, 1884)

Tiberia is a genus of minute parasitic sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies. [1] Tiberia is the only genus in the tribe Tiberiini.

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Taxonomy

According to Schander, Van Aartsen & Corgan (1999) the subfamily Tiberiinae contains a single genus, Tiberia. [2]

Tiberiinae was one of eleven recognised subfamilies in the family Pyramidellidae according to the taxonomy of Ponder & Lindberg (1997). [3]

However, in the taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi (2005), this subfamily was downgraded to the rank of tribe Tiberiini in the subfamily Syrnolinae. [4]

Tiberia is the type genus of the tribe Tiberiini. [4]

Description

The very small shells of the species in this genus have many whorls. They are umbilicate shells that lack both shell sculpture and the apertural tooth or teeth that are characteristic in most other members of the family Pyramidellidae. They may, however, have slight biplicate folds on the columella.

Species

Species in the genus Tiberia include:

Species brought into synonymy

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Turbonillinae Subfamily of gastropods

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<i>Odostomella</i> Genus of gastropods

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Puposyrnola is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies.

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Odostomia turriculata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies.

Tiberia minuscula is a species of minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies.

References

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  2. Schander C., van Aartsen J. J. & Corgan J. C. (1999). "Families and genera of the Pyramidelloidea (Mollusca: Gastropoda)". Bollettino Malacologico. 34 (9–12): 145–166.
  3. Ponder, W.F. & Lindberg, D. R. (1997). "Towards a phylogeny of gastropod molluscs: an analysis using morphological characters". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 119 (2): 88–265. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.1997.tb00137.x .
  4. 1 2 Bouchet, Philippe; Rocroi, Jean-Pierre; Frýda, Jiri; Hausdorf, Bernard; Ponder, Winston; Valdés, Ángel & Warén, Anders (2005). "Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families". Malacologia . Hackenheim, Germany: ConchBooks. 47 (1–2): 1–397. ISBN   3-925919-72-4. ISSN   0076-2997.
  5. WoRMS (2010). Tiberia apicifusca van Aartsen, Gittenberger & Goud, 1998. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224466 on 2011-03-21
  6. Gofas, S. (2010). Tiberia minuscula (Monterosato, 1880). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141049 on 2011-03-21
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  8. Gastropods.com: Tiberia micalii
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