Cymbiola

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Cymbiola
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A shell of Cymbiola vespertilio
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Volutidae
Genus: Cymbiola
Swainson, 1831[1]
Type species
Voluta cymbiola Gmelin, J.F., 1791
Synonyms[2]
  • Aulica Gray, 1847
  • Aulicina Rovereto, 1899
  • Ausoba H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  • Cymbiola (Cymbiola) · accepted, alternate representation
  • Cymbiola (Cymbiolacca) Iredale, 1929 · accepted, alternate representation
  • Cymbiolacca Iredale, 1929
  • Cymbiolena Iredale, 1929
  • Pseudocymbiola McMichael, 1961
  • Scapha Gray, 1855
  • Volutocorona Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954
Cymbiola imperialis (Lightfoot, 1786), museum specimens Naturalis.

Cymbiola is a genus of large predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Volutidae, the volutes.[2]

Some of the species within this genus are sometimes placed in the genus Cymbiolacca Iredale, 1929, which is also sometimes treated as a subgenus of Cymbiola.

Species[edit]

Species and subspecies within the genus Cymbiola include:

Subgenus Cymbiola (Cymbiola) sensu stricto
Subgenus Cymbiola (Cymbiolacca) Iredale, 1929
Species brought into synonymy
  • Cymbiola complexa Iredale, 1924: synonym of Cymbiola (Cymbiolacca) pulchra complexa Iredale, 1924
  • Cymbiola marispuma Angioy & Biraghi, 1977: synonym of Cymbiola (Cymbiola) innexa (Reeve, 1849)
  • Cymbiola randalli Stokes, 1961: synonym of Cymbiola (Cymbiolacca) pulchra wisemani(Brazier, 1870)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swainson W. J. (1831). Zool. Ill. (2)2(18).
  2. ^ a b Bail, P. (2010). Cymbiola Swainson, 1831. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382352 on 2011-04-09
  3. ^ a b c Poppe, G. T.; Tagaro, S. P.; Bail, P. (2011). "Notes on the genus Cymbiola in the Philippines, with the redefinition of Cymbiola cathcartiae Reeve, 1856 and the description of Cymbiola laminusa n.sp.". Visaya. 3 (4): 76–87. 
  4. ^ Bail, P. (2010). Cymbiola (Cymbiola) imperialis (Lightfoot, 1786) . In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=385359 on 2010-09-27
  • Bail, P & Poppe, G. T. 2001. A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. Hackenheim-Conchbook, 30 pp, 5 pl.

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