Turritriton

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Turritriton
Turritriton tabulatus.JPG
Dorsal view of a shell of Turritriton tabulatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Littorinimorpha
Superfamily: Tonnoidea
Family: Ranellidae
Subfamily: Cymatiinae
Genus: Turritriton
Dall, 1904[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Cabestana (Turritriton) Dall, 1904
  • Cymatium (Turritriton) Dall, 1904
  • Particymatium Iredale, 1936
  • Tritoniscus Dall, 1904

Turritriton is a genus of medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Ranellidae, the family commonly known as the tritons.[2]

This is often still regarded merely as a subgenus of the genus Cymatium.

Distribution[edit]

This genus occurs in tropical and subtropical Indo-Pacific Oceans, western America, and the Caribbean Sea.

Species[edit]

Species in the genus Turritriton include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Turritriton fittkaui (Parth, 1991): synonym of Turritriton tenuiliratus (Lischke, 1873)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dall W. H. (1904). Smithson. misc. Coll. 47: 133.
  2. ^ a b WoRMS (2010). Turritriton Dall, 1904. 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=463537 on 2010-09-16
  3. ^ WoRMS (2010). Turritriton gibbosus (Broderip, 1833). 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=476592 on 2010-09-16
  4. ^ WoRMS (2010). Turritriton kobelti (Von Maltzan, 1884). 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=476593 on 2010-09-16
  5. ^ WoRMS (2010). Turritriton labiosus (Wood, 1828). 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=476594 on 2010-09-16
  6. ^ WoRMS (2010). Turritriton tenuiliratus (Lischke, 1873). 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=476595 on 2010-09-16

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