Vexillum (gastropod)

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Not to be confused with Vexilla (gastropod).
Vexillum
Vexillum taeniatum 002.jpg
An apertural view of a shell of Vexillum taeniatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Costellariidae
Genus: Vexillum
Röding, 1798
Type species
Vexillum plicatum Röding, 1798
Synonyms[1]
  • Callithea Swainson, 1840
  • Pusiolina Cossmann, 1921
  • Turricula Fabricius, 1823 non Schumacher, 1817
  • Turricula H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853

Vexillum is a genus of small to medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Costellariidae.[1]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Vexillum include:[1]

Subgenus Vexillum (Costellaria) Swainson, 1840
Subgenus Vexillum (Nodicostellaria) Petuch, 1987
Subgenus Vexillum (Pusia) Swainson, 1840
Subgenus Vexillum (Pusiolina) Cossman, 1921
Subgenus Vexillum (Tosapusia) Azuma, 1965
Subgenus Vexillum (Pusia) Swainson, 1840
Subgenus Vexillum (Vexillum) Röding, 1798

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Vexillum Röding, 1798.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 21 January 2011.
  2. ^ Salisbury R., Gori S. (2012). A new Costellarid species (Gastropoda: Costellariidae) from Taiwan. Visaya 3 (5)[permanent dead link]: 57-60.

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