Triviidae

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Triviidae
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Beachworn shells of Trivia monacha from Spain, with sand grains stuck in the apertures
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Velutinoidea
Family: Triviidae
Troschel, 1863
Genera

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Triviidae is a taxonomic family of small sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Littorinimorpha.

Taxonomy[edit]

The following subfamilies were recognized in the taxonomy of Bouchet & Rocroi in 2005:

  • Eratoinae Gill, 1871
    • tribe Eratoini Gill, 1871
    • † tribe Johnstrupiini Schilder, 1939
    • † tribe Eratotriviini Schilder, 1936
  • Triviinae Troschel, 1863

Genera[edit]

Genera within the family Triviidae include:

Genera brought into synonymy
  • Austrotrivia Fehse, 2002: synonym of Ellatrivia Cotton & Godfrey, 1932
  • Circumscapula Cate, 1979: synonym of Niveria Jousseaume, 1884
  • Decoriatrivia Cate, 1979: synonym of Dolichupis Iredale, 1930
  • Discotrivia Cate, 1979: synonym of Pseudopusula Fehse & Grego, 2014
  • Fossatrivia Schilder, 1939: synonym of Ellatrivia Cotton & Godfrey, 1932
  • Galeatrivia Cate, 1979: synonym of Triviella Jousseaume, 1884
  • Nototrivia Schilder, 1939 †: synonym of Trivellona Iredale, 1931
  • Pseudotrivia Schilder, 1936: synonym of Trivellona Iredale, 1931
  • Tribe Pusulini Schilder, 1936: synonym of Triviinae Troschel, 1863
  • Robertotrivia Cate, 1979: synonym of Trivellona Iredale, 1931
  • Sulcotrivia Schilder, 1933 †: synonym of Niveria Jousseaume, 1884
  • Tribe Triviellini Schilder, 1939: synonym of Triviinae Troschel, 1863

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  • Cate, C. N. 1979. A review of the Triviidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Memoirs of the San Diego Society of Natural History 10:1–126
  • Glen Pownall, New Zealand Shells and Shellfish, Seven Seas Publishing Pty Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-85467-054-8
  • Gosliner, T. M. and W. R. Liltved. 1982. Comparative morphology of three South African Triviidae (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia) with the description of a new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 74:111–132
  • Gosliner, T. M. and W. R. Liltved. 1987. Further studies on the morphology of the Triviidae (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia) with emphasis on species from southern Africa. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 90:207–254
  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp.
  • Dolin, L. 2001. Les Triviidae (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda) de l'Indo-Pacifique: Révision des genres Trivia, Dolichupis et Trivellona. In: P. Bouchet and B.A. Marshall (eds), Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos, volume 22. Memoires du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle 185:201–241.
  • Bouchet, P.; Rocroi, J.-P. (Ed.) (2005). Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. 397 pp.

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