Voluta virescens

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Voluta virescens
WLA hmns Voluta virescens.jpg
A shell of Voluta virescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Volutidae
Genus: Voluta
Species: V. virescens
Binomial name
Voluta virescens
Lightfoot, 1786
Synonyms[1]

Voluta polyzonalis Lamarck, 1811
Voluta pusio Swainson, 1823

Voluta virescens, common name the green music volute, is a species of medium-sized sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Volutidae, the volutes.

Shell description[edit]

The maximum reported shell length for this species is 114 mm.[2]

Subspecies[edit]

Voluta virescens contains the following subspecies:[1]

  • Voluta virescens lindae (Petuch, 1987)
  • Voluta virescens virescens Lightfoot, 1786

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Voluta polypleura Crosse, 1876.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 30 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca". Voluta virescens Lightfoot, 1786. 2009. Retrieved 30 March 2010.