Latiaxis

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Latiaxis
Latiaxis mawae 5a.jpg
Latiaxis mawae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Coralliophilinae
Genus: Latiaxis
Swainson, 1840[1]
Species

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Latiaxis is a genus of medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, subfamily Coralliophilinae, the coral snails or coral shells.[2]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Latiaxis include:

Species mentioned in ITIS 
The Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database also adds the following species with names in current use 
[5]
Species from New Zealand 
Synonyms

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swainson W. J. (1840). Treat. Malacol. 82: 306.
  2. ^ Gofas, S. (2010). Latiaxis Swainson, 1840. 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=137838 on 2011-03-08
  3. ^ WoRMS (2009). Latiaxis bernardi K. Nicolay, 1984. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=225373 on 2010-05-16
  4. ^ a b c d e "Latiaxis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 
  5. ^ OBIS : Latiaxis
  6. ^ New Zealand Mollusca : Latiaxis lischkeanus
  7. ^ Gofas, S. (2009). Babelomurex cariniferus (Sowerby, 1834). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224954 on 2010-05-16
  8. ^ WoRMS (2009). Latiaxis princeps. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217129 on 2010-05-16
  9. ^ New Zealand Mollusca : Latiaxis wormaldi
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213
  • Spencer, H.; Marshall. B. (2009). All Mollusca except Opisthobranchia. In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

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