Juno's volutes Scaphella junonia, copyright Tropic~7.

Belongs within: Muricoidea.

Scaphella is a genus of large volutes in which the terminal nucleus of the spire is very small, pointed and oblique (Oldroyd 1927).

Scaphella Swainson 1832 BR05
    |--*S. junonia (Lamarck 1804) F27b, BC01 (see below for synonymy)
    |--S. arnheimi Rivers 1891 [=Voluta arnheimi] O27
    |--S. canaliculata (McCoy 1869) [=Voluta canaliculata] H09
    |--S. contoyensis Emerson & Old 1979 BC01
    |--S. ellipsoidea F27b
    |--S. flavicans (Gmelin 1791) [=Voluta flavicans] H09
    |--S. macginnorum GarcĂ­a & Emerson 1987 BC01
    |--S. macrocephala Finlay 1927 [=Voluta capitata Tate 1889 non Perry 1811] F27b
    |--S. maculata Swainson 1822 H09
    |--S. magnifica (Chemnitz 1795) [=Voluta magnifica] H09
    |--S. marmorata (Swainson 1822) [=Voluta marmorata] H09
    |--S. nivosa (Lamarck 1804) [=Voluta nivosa] H09
    |--S. perplicata (Hedley 1902) [=Voluta perplicata] H09
    |--S. pulchra (Sowerby 1825) [=Voluta pulchra] H09
    |--S. punctata (Swainson 1823) [=Voluta punctata] H09
    |--S. ruckeri (Crosse 1867) [=Voluta ruckeri] H09
    |--S. rutila (Broderip 1825) [=Voluta rutila] H09
    |--S. spenceriana (Gatliff 1908) [=Voluta spenceriana] H09
    |--S. studeri (Martens 1897) [=Voluta studeri] H09
    |--S. undulata F27a
    |--S. volva (Gmelin 1791) [=Voluta volva] H09
    `--S. zebra (Leach 1814) [=Voluta zebra] H09

*Scaphella junonia (Lamarck 1804) F27b, BC01 [=Voluta junonia F27b; incl. S. junonia butleri Clench 1953 BC01, S. junonia johnstoneae Clench 1953 BC01]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BR05] Bouchet, P., & J.-P. Rocroi. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47 (1–2): 1–397.

[BC01] Boyko, C. B., & J. R. Cordeiro. 2001. Catalog of Recent type specimens in the Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History. V. Mollusca, part 2 (class Gastropoda [exclusive of Opisthobranchia and Pulmonata], with supplements to Gastropoda [Opisthobranchia], and Bivalvia). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 262: 1–170.

[F27a] Finlay, H. J. 1927a. A further commentary on New Zealand molluscan systematics. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 320–485.

[F27b] Finlay, H. J. 1927b. New specific names for austral Mollusca. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 488–533.

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

[O27] Oldroyd, I. S. 1927. The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America vol. II pt I. Stanford University Press: Stanford University (California).

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