Taranis (gastropod)

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Taranis
Taranis gratiosa 001.jpg
Drawing of a shell of Taranis gratiosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Conoidea
Family: Raphitomidae
Genus: Taranis
Jeffreys, 1870
Synonyms
  • Allo Jousseaume, 1934
  • Feliciella Lamy, 1934
  • Fenestrosyrinx Finlay, 1926
  • Mangelia (Taranis) Jeffreys, 1870

Taranis is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Raphitomidae.[1]

This genus was formerly placed in subfamily Borsoniinae, family Turridae in Vaught (1989)

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Taranis include:[1]

Species brought into synonymy
  • Taranis aculeata May, 1915: synonym of Nepotilla aculeata (May, 1915)
  • Taranis albatrossi Nordsieck, 1971: synonym of Drilliola emendata (Monterosato, 1872)
  • Taranis alexandrina Sturany, 1896: synonym of Taranis moerchii (Malm, 1861)
  • Taranis amoena G.O. Sars, 1878: synonym of Nepotilla amoena (Sars G. O., 1878)
  • Taranis cirrata (Brugnone, 1862): synonym of Taranis moerchii (Malm, 1861)
  • Taranis corneus Okutani, 1966: synonym of Cryptogemma cornea (Okutani, 1966)
  • Taranis emendata Monterosato, 1872: synonym of Drilliola emendata (Monterosato, 1872)
  • Taranis japonicus Okutani, 1964: synonym of Cryptogemma japonica (Okutani, 1964)
  • Taranis malmii (Dall, 1889): synonym of Mioawateria malmii (Dall, 1889)
  • Taranis moerchi [sic]: synonym of Taranis moerchii (Malm, 1861)
  • Taranis monterosatoi Locard, 1897: synonym of Oenopota graphica (Locard, 1897)
  • Taranis nezi Okutani, 1964: synonym of Nepotilla nezi (Okutani, 1964)
  • Taranis pulchella Verrill, 1880: synonym of Drilliola loprestiana (Calcara, 1841)
  • Taranis zeuxippe Dall, 1919: synonym of Microdrillia zeuxippe (Dall, 1919)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Taranis Jeffreys, 1870 .  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 14 September 2010.
  • 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
  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp

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