Lodderia

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Lodderia
Temporal range: Miocene to Recent
Lodderia novemcarinata 001.jpg
Drawing with two views of Lodderia novemcarinata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Skeneidae
Genus: Lodderia
Tate, 1899
Type species
Lodderia lodderae Petterd, W.F., 1884
Species

See text

Synonyms

Circulus (Lodderia) Tate, 1899

Lodderia is a genus of minute sea snails or micromolluscs, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Skeneidae.[1] This genus belonged previously to the family Liotiidae.

Description[edit]

The shell has a depressed turbinate shape and a deep umbilicus. The sculpture consists of a number of spiral keels. The circular aperture is oblique and shows a prominent varix. The peristome is continuous. The white operculum is multispiral with a central nucleus.[2]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Lodderia include:

Species brought into synonymy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosenberg, G. (2012). Lodderia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=532002 on 2012-06-21
  2. ^ Tate, R. 1899. A revision of the Australian Cyclostrematidae and Liotiidae. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 23(2): 213-229