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Scaphander lignarius 001.jpg
Three preserved specimens of Scaphander lignarius, from left to right, the anterior, anterior, and posterior ends are at the top of the image
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euopisthobranchia
clade Cephalaspidea
Superfamily: ?[clarification needed]
Family: Scaphandridae
Genus: Scaphander
Montfort, 1810
Type species
Bulla lignaria Linnaeus, 1758

See text

  • Assula Schumacher, 1817
  • Bucconia Dall, 1890
  • Bullocardia F. Nordsieck, 1972
  • Eoscaphander Habe, 1952
  • Nipponoscaphander Kuroda & Habe, in Kuroda, Habe & Oyama, 1971
  • Tricla Philippson, 1788 (Invalid: Placed on the Official Index by ICZN Opinion 287)

Scaphander is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Scaphandridae, the canoe bubbles.[1]


Species within the genus Scaphander include:


  1. ^ WoRMS : Scaphander accessed : 13 October 2010]