Cyllene (gastropod)

Cyllene is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Nassariidae, the nassa mud snails or dog whelks.[1]

Cyllene
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Cyllene sulcata
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Cyllene

Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834
Type species
Cyllene owenii Gray, J.E. in Griffith, E. & E. Pidgeon, 1834
Synonyms[1]
  • Cyllene (Cyllene) Gray, 1834
  • Radulphus Iredale, 1924

SpeciesEdit

Species within the genus Cyllene include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Cyllene glabrata A. Adams, 1851 : synonym of Cyllene pulchella Adams & Reeve, 1850
  • Cyllene helvetica Peyrot, 1927: synonym of † Cyllenina helvetica (Peyrot, 1927)
  • Cyllene japonica Pilsbry, 1904 : synonym of Cyllene concinna A. Adams, 1851
  • Cyllene lamarcki Cernohorsky, 1975 : synonym of Cyllene desnoyersi lamarcki Cernohorsky, 1975
  • Cyllene lyrata Lamarck:[3] synonym of Cyllene desnoyersi lamarcki ; synonym of Cyllene lamarcki Cernohorsky, 1975
  • Cyllene lyratum (Lamarck, 1822) : synonym of Cyllene desnoyersi lamarcki Cernohorsky, 1975
  • Cyllene oblonga Schepman, 1911 : synonym of Cyllene pulchella Adams & Reeve, 1850
  • Cyllene pallida A. Adams, 1851 : synonym of Cyllene grayi Reeve, 1846
  • Cyllene plumbea Sowerby, 1859 : synonym of Cyllene grayi Reeve, 1846
  • Cyllene senegalensis Petit de la Saussaye, 1853 : synonym of Cyllene owenii Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834
  • Cyllene striata A. Adams, 1851 : synonym of Cyllene pulchella Adams & Reeve, 1850
  • Cyllene sulcata H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854: synonym of Cyllene sulcata G. B. Sowerby II, 1859
  • Cyllene varians Cossmann, 1903 : synonym of Cyllene grayi Reeve, 1846
  • Cyllene (Cyllene) bantamensis Oostingh, 1939 : synonym of Cyllene pulchella Adams & Reeve, 1850
  • Cyllene (Cyllene) lyrata (Lamarck, 1822) : synonym of Cyllene desnoyersi lamarcki Cernohorsky, 1975
  • Cyllene (Cyllene) varians Cossman, 1903 : synonym of Cyllene grayi Reeve, 1846

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Cyllene Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 24 February 2011.
  2. ^ Cyllene desnoyersi . Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  3. ^ Cyllene lyrata Lamarck. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 April 2010.
  • Cernohorsky W. O. (1984). Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum 14: 1-356.

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