Cantharus

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Cantharus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Buccinoidea
Family: Buccinidae
Genus: Cantharus
Röding, 1798
Type species
Cantharus globularis Röding, 1798
Synonyms[1]

Tritonidea

Cantharus is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Buccinidae, the true whelks.[1]

This genus is placed in family Fasciolariidae by some authors.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Cantharus include:[1]

Species brought into synonymy

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cantharus Röding, 1798.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 14 July 2012.
  2. ^ Cantharus septemcostatus Vermeij & Bouchet, 1998.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  3. ^ Cantharus tranquebaricus .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  4. ^ Cantharus vermeiji Fraussen, 2008.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  5. ^ Cantharus australis Reeve.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  6. ^ Cantharus dorbignyi .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  7. ^ Cantharus fumosus (Dillwyn, 1817).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  8. ^ Cantharus lanceola .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  9. ^ Cantharus subsinuatus Maltzan, 1884.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  10. ^ Cantharus undosus (Linnaeus, 1758).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  11. ^ Cantharus vermeuleni Knudsen, 1980.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  12. ^ Cantharus viverratus (Kiener, 1834).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 17 April 2010.
  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp

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