Cylichna

Cylichna cylindracea, copyright Kwansei Shell Database.


Belongs within: Cephalaspidea.

Cylichna, the chalice bubble snails, is a genus of marine gastropods characterised by a cylindrical shell with a long aperture and simple columella.

<==Cylichna Lovén 1846 [Cylichninae] BR05
    |--C. arachis (Quoy & Gaimard 1835) [=Bulla arachis] H09
    |--C. bizona (Adams 1850) [=Bulla bizona] H09
    |--C. concentrica (Adams 1850) [=Bulla concentrica] H09
    |--C. crispula Watson 1883 H09
    |--C. cylindracea C60
    |--C. decussata (Adams 1850) [=Bulla decussata] H09
    |--C. doliaria Hedley 1907 H09
    |--C. dubiosa (Brazier 1877) [=Atys dubiosa] H09
    |--C. exigua Tenison-Woods 1879 F71
    |--C. granosa (Brazier 1877) [=Mnestia granosa] H09
    |--C. pulchra (Brazier 1877) [=Atys pulchra] H09
    |--C. strigella (Adams 1850) [=Bulla strigella] H09
    `--C. thetidis HS01

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[BR05] Bouchet, P., J.-P. Rocroi, J. Frýda, B. Hausdorf, W. Ponder, Á. Valdés & A. Warén. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47 (1-2): 1-397.

[C60] Cox, L. R. 1960. Gastropoda: general characteristics of Gastropoda. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt I. Mollusca 1: Mollusca—General Features, Scaphopoda, Amphineura, Monoplacophora, Gastropoda—General Features, Archaeogastropoda and some (mainly Paleozoic) Caenogastropoda and Opisthobranchia, pp. I84-I169. Geological Society of America, and University of Kansas Press.

[F71] Fletcher, H. O. 1971. Catalogue of type specimens of fossils in the Australian Museum, Sydney. Australian Museum Memoir 13: 1-167.

[HS01] Hayward, B. W., A. B. Stephenson, M. S. Morley, W. M. Blom, H. R. Grenfell, F. J. Brook, J. L. Riley, F. Thompson & J. J. Hayward. 2001. Marine biota of Parengarenga Harbour, Northland, New Zealand. Records of the Auckland Museum 37: 45-80.

[H09] Hedley, C. 1909. The Marine Fauna of Queensland: Address by the President of Section D. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: Brisbane.

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