Ethminolia

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Ethminolia
Ethminolia vitiliginea 001.jpg
shells of Ethminolia vitiliginea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Trochidae
Genus: Ethminolia
Iredale, 1924 [1]
Type species
Ethminolia probabilis Iredale, 1924

Ethminolia is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Trochidae, the top snails.[2]

Distribution[edit]

This marine genus occurs in the Red Sea, Gulf of Oman, the Arabian Sea and off Australia (New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia) and Tasmania.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Ethminolia include:

Species brought into synonymy 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iredale, 1924, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 49(3): 182, 228
  2. ^ Ethminolia Iredale, 1924.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 May 2011.
  3. ^ Ethminolia akuana Raines, 2007.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 1 May 2010.
  4. ^ Ethminolia doriae (Caramagna, 1888).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 1 May 2010.
  5. ^ Ethminolia elveri Cotton & Godfrey, 1938.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 1 May 2010.
  6. ^ Ethminolia hemprichi Issel, 1869.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 1 May 2010.
  7. ^ Ethminolia hornungi (Bisacchi, 1931).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 1 May 2010.
  8. ^ Ethminolia iridifulgens (Melvill, 1910).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 1 May 2010.
  9. ^ Ethminolia nektonica (Okutani, 1961).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 1 May 2010.
  10. ^ Ethminolia probabilis Iredale, 1924.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 1 May 2010.
  11. ^ Ethminolia vitiliginea (Menke, 1843).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 1 May 2010.
  12. ^ Ethminolia stearnsii (Pilsbry, 1895).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 1 May 2010.
  • Cotton, B.C., 1959. South Australian Mollusca. Archaeogastropoda. Govt. Printer, Adelaide
  • Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F., 1962 [31/Dec/1962]. A reference list of the marine Mollusca of New South Wales. Mem. Aust. Mus., 11:0-0.
  • Wilson, B., 1993. Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods. Odyssey Publishing, Kallaroo, WA
  • Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. (1999) Catalogue and Bibliography of the Marine Shell-Bearing Mollusca of Japan Elle Scientific Publications, Yao, Japan, 749 pp.

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