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Callomphala globosa 001.jpg
Original drawing with three views of a shell of Callomphala globosa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Skeneidae
Genus: Callomphala
A. Adams & Angas, 1864 [1]
Type species
Neritula (Callomphala) lucida A. Adams & Angas, 1864

Teinostoma (Callomphala) Adams & Angas, 1864

Callomphala is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Skeneidae.[2]

Callomphala is considered by the Australian Faunal Directory as a synonym of Teinostoma (Callomphala) Adams & Angas, 1864, belonging to the family Tornidae [3] The genus Teinostoma used to be placed within the family Skeneidae.


Species within the genus Callomphala include:

Species brought into synonymy


  1. ^ Adams, A. & Angas, G.F. 1864. Descriptions of new species of shells, chiefly from Australia in the collection of Mr Angas. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1864: 35-40
  2. ^ Callomphala A. Adams & Angas, 1864.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 21 April 2010.
  3. ^ Australian Faunal Directory: Teinostoma (Callomphala)
  4. ^ Callomphala hoeksemai Moolenbeek & Hoenselaar, 2008.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 21 April 2010.

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