Architectonica

Architectonica is a genus of sea snails in the family Architectonicidae.

Architectonica
Architectonica sp. (Marine snail).jpg
A live individual of Architectonica perspectiva
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Architectonica

Röding, 1798
Species

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SpeciesEdit

According to the World Register of Marine Species, the following species are included in the genus Architectonica:[1]

 
Architectonica (Maxima-group) consobrina
 
Architectonica plicata, a fossil species from the London Clay, Eocene; Barton cliff, Hampshire, England

The Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database also includes the following names in current use [2]

Species in the genus Architectonica include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Architectonica gothica Röding, 1798: synonym of Heliacus (Grandeliacus) stramineus (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Architectonica granulata (Lamarck, 1816): synonym of Architectonica nobilis Röding, 1798
  • Architectonica kuroharai Kuroda & Habe in Habe, 1961: synonym of Adelphotectonica kuroharai (Kuroda & Habe in Habe, 1961)
  • Architectonica nomotoi Kosuge, 1979: synonym of Adelphotectonica nomotoi (Kosuge, 1979)
  • Architectonica offlexa Iredale, 1931: synonym of Adelphotectonica reevei (Hanley, 1862)
  • Architectonica pentacyclota Azuma, 1973: synonym of Adelphotectonica kuroharai (Kuroda & Habe in Habe, 1961)
  • Architectonica picta (Philippi, 1849): synonym of Architectonica maculata (Link, 1807)
  • Architectonica placentalis (Hinds, 1844): synonym of Discotectonica placentalis (Hinds, 1844)
  • Architectonica pseudoperspectiva (Brocchi, 1814): synonym of † Discotectonica pseudoperspective (Brocchi, 1814)
  • Architectonica radialis Dall, 1908: synonym of Solatisonax radialis (Dall, 1908)
  • Architectonica radiata Röding, 1798: synonym of Psilaxis radiatus (Röding, 1798)
  • Architectonica reevei (Hanley, 1862): synonym of Adelphotectonica reevei (Hanley, 1862)
  • Architectonica relata Iredale, 1936: synonym of Adelphotectonica reevei (Hanley, 1862)
  • Architectonica sindermanni Merrill & Boss, 1984: synonym of Adelphotectonica uruguaya (Carcelles, 1953)
  • Architectonica sunderlandi Petuch, 1987: synonym of Adelphotectonica uruguaya (Carcelles, 1953)
  • Architectonica valenciennesii Mörch, 1859: synonym of Architectonica nobilis Röding, 1798
  • Architectonica wroblewskyi Mörch, 1875: synonym of Architectonica nobilis Röding, 1798

ReferencesEdit

  • "Architectonica". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
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  • Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  • Bieler R. (1993). Architectonicidae of the Indo-Pacific (Mollusca, Gastropoda). Abhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 30: 1-376 [15 December]. page(s): 36
  • Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.