Aporrhais

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Aporrhais
Temporal range: Triassic - Recent
Aporrhais pespelecani 01.JPG
Five views of a shell of Aporrhais perpelicani
Aporrhaidae - Aporrhais uttingeriana.JPG
Fossil shell of Aporrhais uttingeriana from Pliocene of Italy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda

clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha

Superfamily: Stromboidea
Family: Aporrhaidae
Genus: Aporrhais
Costa, 1778
Type species
Aporrhais quadrifidus Da Costa, 1778
Synonyms

Chenopus Philippi, 1836

Aporrhais is a genus of medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Aporrhaidae and the superfamily Stromboidea.[1]

The genus is known from the Triassic to the Recent periods (age range: 205.6 to 0.0 million years ago). Fossils of species within this genus have been found all over the world.[2][3]

Species[edit]

This genus contains the following extant species:

Extinct species[edit]

Extinct species within this genus include:[2]

  • Aporrhais dingdenensis Marquet 2002
  • Aporrhais pugens Wollemann 1908
  • Aporrhais speciosa Schlotheim 1820
  • Aporrhais uttingeriana (Risso, 1826) [4]
Species brought into synonymy
  • Aporrhais occidentalis Beck, 1836 : synonym of Arrhoges occidentalis (Beck, 1836)
  • Aporrhais aldrovandi Capellini, 1860: synonym of Aporrhais pespelecani (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Aporrhais macandreae Jeffreys, 1867: synonym of Aporrhais serresianus (Michaud, 1828)
  • Aporrhais michaudi Locard, 1890: synonym of Aporrhais pespelecani (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Aporrhais pelecanipes Locard, 1892: synonym of Aporrhais pespelecani (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Aporrhais pes-gallinae Barnard: synonym of Aporrhais pesgallinae Barnard, 1963
  • Aporrhais pespelicani (Linnaeus, 1758): synonym of Aporrhais pespelecani (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Aporrhais quadrifidus da Costa, 1778: synonym of Aporrhais pespelecani (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Aporrhais sarsii Kobelt, 1908: synonym of Aporrhais serresianus (Michaud, 1828)
  • Aporrhais serreseanus [sic]: synonym of Aporrhais serresianus (Michaud, 1828)

References[edit]

  1. ^ WoRMS : Aporrhais; accessed : 28 October 2010
  2. ^ a b Fossilworks
  3. ^ (in Czech) Pek I., Vašíček Z., Roček Z., Hajn. V. & Mikuláš R.: Základy zoopaleontologie. - Olomouc, 1996. 264 pp., ISBN 80-7067-599-3.
  4. ^ Stromboidea
  • 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