Capulus

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Capulus
Temporal range: 443.8–0.0Ma
Silurian to Recent
Capulus ungaricus 001.jpg
Two shells of Capulus ungaricus with the periostracum removed
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Capuloidea
Family: Capulidae
Genus: Capulus
Montfort, 1810
Synonyms
  • Actita Fischer von Waldheim, 1823 (Unnecessary substitute name for Capulus and Pileopsis)
  • Brocchia Bronn, 1828
  • Pileopsis Lamarck, 1822
  • Capulonix Iredale, 1929
  • Tenpetasus Iredale, 1929

Capulus is a genus of small sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Capulidae, the cap snails.[1]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Capulus include:

Capulus danieli
Species brought into synonymy
  • Capulus badius Dunker, 1882: synonym of Amathina violacea (Angas, 1867)
  • Capulus bicarinatus (Pease, 1861a): synonym of Amathina bicarinata Pease, 1861
  • Capulus chilensis Dall, 1904: synonym of Capulus ungaricoides (d'Orbigny, 1841)
  • Capulus dilatatus A. Adams, 1860-i: synonym of Capulus danieli (Crosse, 1858)
  • Capulus intortus (Lamarck, 1822):[7] synonym of Hipponix incurvus (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Capulus japonicus A. Adams, 1861: synonym of Capulus danieli (Crosse, 1858)
  • Capulus kawamurai Habe, 1992: synonym of Capulus danieli (Crosse, 1858)
  • Capulus lissus E.A. Smith, 1894: synonym of Malluvium lissum (E. A. Smith, 1894)
  • Capulus nutatus Hedley, 1908: synonym of Williamia radiata nutata (Hedley, 1908)
  • Capulus radiatus M. Sars, 1851: synonym of Piliscus radiatus (Sars M., 1851): synonym of Piliscus commodus (Middendorff, 1851)
  • Capulus sagittifer Gould, 1852: synonym of Phenacolepas sagittifer (Gould, 1852)
  • Capulus shreevei Conrad, 1869: synonym of Cyrtopleura costata (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Capulus spondylicola Habe, 1967: synonym of Capulus danieli (Crosse, 1858)
  • Capulus sycophanta Garrard, 1961: synonym of Capulus danieli (Crosse, 1858)
  • Capulus violaceus Angas, 1867: synonym of Amathina violacea (Angas, 1867)

According to the Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database (OBIS) the following species names are also in current use [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Capulus Montfort, 1810. Gofas, S. (2009). Capulus Montfort, 1810. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2009) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137729 on 28 May 2012.
  2. ^ Ludvigsen, Rolf & Beard, Graham. 1997. West Coast Fossils: A Guide to the Ancient Life of Vancouver Island. pg. 112
  3. ^ Capulus incurvus (Gmelin, 1791).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 5 June 2010.
  4. ^ Capulus simplex Locard, 1898.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 5 June 2010.
  5. ^ Capulus subcompressus Pelseneer, 1903.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 5 June 2010.
  6. ^ Capulus ungaricus (Linnaeus, 1758).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 5 June 2010.
  7. ^ Capulus intortus (Lamarck, 1822).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 5 June 2010.
  8. ^ OBIS : Capulus
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213
  • Beu A.G. (2004) Marine Mollusca of oxygen isotope stages of the last 2 million years in New Zealand. Part 1: Revised generic positions and recognition of warm-water and cool-water migrants. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 34(2): 111-265. page(s): 192
  • Spencer, H.; Marshall. B. (2009). All Mollusca except Opisthobranchia. In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

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