Alexania (gastropod)

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Alexania
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda
informal group Ptenoglossa

Superfamily: Epitonioidea
Family: Epitoniidae
Genus: Alexania
Strand, 1928
Type species
Alexandria natalensis Tomlin, 1926
Species

See text

Synonyms[1]
  • Alexandria Tomlin, 1926
  • Habea Kuroda, 1943
  • Stenacme Pilsbry, 1945
  • Tomlinula Strand, 1932

Alexania is a genus of predatory sea snails, marine prosobranch gastropod mollusks in the family Epitoniidae, commonly known as wentletraps.[1]

Species[edit]

According to the World Register of Marine Species, the following species with valid names are included within the genus Alexania  :[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2010). Alexania Strand, 1928 . Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204230 on 2010-12-19