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Shell of Fusivoluta lemaitrei
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Caenogastropoda
Order: Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Volutoidea
Family: Volutidae
Genus: Fusivoluta
Martens, 1902
Type species
Voluta (Fusivoluta) anomala Martens, 1902

Voluta (Fusivoluta) E. von Martens, 1902

Fusivoluta is a genus of sea snails and marine gastropod mollusks in the family Volutidae.[1]


Species within the genus Fusivoluta include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Fusivoluta aikeni Lussi, 2011: synonym of Belomitra aikeni (Lussi, 2011) (original combination)
  • Fusivoluta capensis (Thiele, 1925): synonym of Glypteuthria capensis Thiele, 1925
  • Fusivoluta elegans Barnard, 1959: synonym of Exilia elegans (Barnard, 1959) (original combination)


This marine genus is restricted to southern African waters and adjacent areas.


  • Bail P. & Poppe G.T. 2001. A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. ConchBooks, Hackenheim. 30 pp, 5 pl.
  • Bail P. & Puillandre N. (2012) A new species of Fusivoluta Martens, 1902 (Gastropoda: Volutidae) from Mozambique. The Nautilus 126(4): 127–135

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