Amalda

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Amalda
Amalda australis (southern olive).JPG
A shell of Amalda australis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Olivoidea
Family: Olividae
Genus: Amalda
H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853[1]
Species

See text.

Synonyms
  • Amalda (Baryspira) P. Fischer, 1883 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Amalda (Gracilispira) Olson, 1956 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Amalda (Spinaspira) Olson, 1956 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Austrancilla Habe, 1959
  • Baryspira Fischer, 1883
  • Gracilispira Olsson, 1956

Amalda is a genus of medium-sized sea snails, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Olividae, the olives. [2]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Amalda include:[3] [4]

Amalda glandiformis (Lamarck, 1810), a fossil species from the Miocene of Austria
Species brought into synonymy
  • Amalda albicallosa [sic]: synonym of Amalda albocallosa (Lischke, 1873)
  • Amalda ampla (Gmelin, 1791): synonym of Ancilla ampla (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Amalda callifera Thiele, 1925: synonym of Amalda reevei (E.A. Smith, 1904)
  • Amalda elongata (Gray, 1874): synonym of Ancillista muscae (Pilsbry, 1926)
  • Amalda errorum Tomlin, 1921: synonym of Amalda angustata (G.B. Sowerby II, 1859)
  • Amalda hayashi Ninomiya, 1988: synonym of Amalda rubiginosa (Swainson, 1823)
  • Amalda lanceolata Ninomiya, 1991: synonym of Amalda petterdi (Tate, 1893)
  • Amalda procerum Ninomiya, 1991: synonym of Amalda procera Ninomiya, 1991
  • Amalda tankervillei (Swainson, 1825): synonym of Amalda tankervillii (Swainson, 1825)
  • Amalda virgineus Ninomiya, 1990: synonym of Amalda virginea Ninomiya, 1990
  • Amalda zeigleri Ninomiya, 1987: synonym of Amalda pacei Petuch, 1987

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adams H. & Adams A. (1853). Gen. Moll. 1: 148.
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2014). Amalda H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=390993 on 2015-01-18
  3. ^ WoRMS : Amalda; accessed : 27 October 2010
  4. ^ [1]. Retrieved 31 January 2007.

Further reading[edit]

  • Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  • Kilburn, R.N. & Bouchet, P. 1988. The genus Amalda in New Caledonia (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Olividae, Ancillinae). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris 4 10: 277-300
  • Wilson, B. 1994. Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods. Kallaroo, WA : Odyssey Publishing Vol. 2 370 pp.