Ranellidae

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Ranellidae
Cymatium (Triton sea snail).jpg
Anterior view of a live triton in the genus Cymatium, in situ
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Tonnoidea
Family: Ranellidae
Gray, 1854

The Ranellidae, common name the triton shells or tritons, are a taxonomic family of small to very large predatory sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the clade Littorinimorpha.

Dorsal view of a shell of Charonia lampas capax

Subfamilies[edit]

The family Ranellidae consists of these subfamilies (according to the taxonomy of the Gastropoda by Bouchet & Rocroi, 2005):

  • Ranellinae Gray, 1854 - synonyms: Agrobuccininae Kilias, 1973; Simpulidae Dautzenberg, 1900; Gyrineinae Higo & Goto, 1993 (n.a.)
  • Cymatiinae Iredale, 1913 (1854) - synonyms: Tritoniidae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (inv.); Neptunellinae Gray, 1854; Lampusiidae Newton, 1891; Lotoriidae Harris, 1897; Septidae Dall & Simpson, 1901; Aquillidae Pilsbry, 1904; Nyctilochidae Dall, 1912; Charoniinae Powell, 1933

Genera[edit]

Genera within the family Ranellidae include:

subfamily Cymatiinae

subfamily Ranellinae

References[edit]

  1. ^ WoRMS (2010). Cabestana Röding, 1798. 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=138424 on 2010-09-16
  2. ^ WoRMS (2010). Charonia Gistl, 1848. 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=138425 on 2010-09-16
  3. ^ WoRMS (2010). Cymatiella Iredale, 1924. 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=463512 on 2010-09-16
  4. ^ WoRMS (2010). Cymatium Röding, 1798. 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=138426 on 2010-09-16
  5. ^ WoRMS (2010). Gelagna Schauffus, 1869. 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=463517 on 2010-09-16
  6. ^ WoRMS (2010). Gutturnium Mørch, 1852. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204486 on 2010-09-16
  7. ^ WoRMS (2010). Lotoria Emerson & Old, 1963. 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=463520 on 2010-09-16
  8. ^ WoRMS (2010). Monoplex Perry, 1811. 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=463521 on 2010-09-16
  9. ^ WoRMS (2010). Dissentoma Pilsbry, 1945. 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=474852 on 2010-09-16
  10. ^ WoRMS (2010). Ranularia 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=205371 on 2010-09-16
  11. ^ WoRMS (2010). Reticutriton. 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=463526 on 2010-09-16
  12. ^ WoRMS (2010). Sassia Bellardi, 1873. 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=181011 on 2010-09-16
  13. ^ WoRMS (2010). Septa Perry, 1810. 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=463535 on 2010-09-16
  14. ^ WoRMS (2010). Turritriton Dall, 1904. 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=463537 on 2010-09-16
  15. ^ WoRMS (2010). Argobuccinum Herrmannsen, 1846. 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=225657 on 2010-09-16
  16. ^ WoRMS (2010). Biplex Perry, 1810. 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=456376 on 2010-09-16
  17. ^ WoRMS (2010). Fusitriton Cossmann, 1903. 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=390535 on 2010-09-16
  18. ^ WoRMS (2010). Gyrineum Link, 1807. 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=204519 on 2010-09-16
  19. ^ WoRMS (2010). Halgyrineum Beu, 1998. 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=181009 on 2010-09-16
  20. ^ WoRMS (2010). Obscuranella Kantor & Harasewych, 2000. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196973 on 2010-09-16
  21. ^ WoRMS (2010). Priene H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858. 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=463498 on 2010-09-16
  22. ^ WoRMS (2010). Ranella Lamarck, 1816. 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=138428 on 2010-09-16

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