Bufonaria

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Bufonaria
Bufonaria.jpg
Shell of Bufonaria rana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Tonnoidea
Family: Bursidae
Genus: Bufonaria
Schumacher, 1817[1]
Type species
* Bufonaria spinosa Schumacher, 1817
Synonyms[2]
  • Bufonaria (Chasmotheca) Dall, 1904
  • Chasmotheca Dall, 1904

Bufonaria is a genus of medium-large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Bursidae, the "frog snails". [2]

Drawing of the shell of Bufonaria crumena.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Bufonaria may include: [1]

Species brought into synonymy 
  • Bufonaria albivaricosa (Reeve, 1844): synonym of Bufonaria rana (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Bufonaria borisbeckeri Parth, 1966: synonym of Bursina borisbeckeri (Parth, 1996)
  • Bufonaria bufo (Bruguière, 1792): synonym of Marsupina bufo (Bruguière, 1792)
  • Bufonaria (Aspa) crumenoides Valenciennes, A., 1832: synonym of Bufonaria (Aspa) crumena crumena (Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1816)
  • Bufonaria fernandesi Beu, 1977: synonym of Bursina fernandezi (Beu, 1977)
  • Bufonaria gnorima (Melvill, 1918): synonym of Bursina gnorima (Melvilll, 1918)
  • Bufonaria ignobilis Beu, 1987: synonym of Bursina ignobilis (Beu, 1987)
  • Bufonaria lamarckii (Deshayes, 1853): synonym of Bursa lamarckii (Deshayes, 1853)
  • Bufonaria marginata (Gmelin, 1791): synonym of Aspa marginata (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Bufonaria pesleonis Schumacher, 1817: synonym of Bursa scrobilator (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Bufonaria spinosa Schumacher, 1817: synonym of Bufonaria echinata (Link, 1807)
  • Bufonaria subgranosa: synonym of Bufonaria rana (Linnaeus, 1758)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schumacher H. C. F. (1817). Ess. Vers test. 76: 251.
  2. ^ a b Rosenberg, G. (2010). Bufonaria Schumacher, 1817. 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=206366 on31 March 2012
  3. ^ Gastropods.com: Bufonaria (Bufonaria) nobilis
  • Atlas of Living Australia info at: [2]
  • Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.