WoRMS taxon details

Alcithoini Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954

382338  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:382338)

accepted
Tribe
Genus Alcithoe H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Species Alcithoe aillaudorum Bouchet & Poppe, 1988
  » Species Alcithoe albescens Bail & Limpus, 2005
  » Species Alcithoe arabica (Gmelin, 1791)
  » Species Alcithoe benthicola (Dell, 1963)
  » Species Alcithoe colesae Bail & Limpus, 2005
  » Species Alcithoe davegibbsi Hart, 1999
  » Species Alcithoe fissurata (Dell, 1963)
  » Species Alcithoe flemingi Dell, 1978
  » Species Alcithoe fusus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
  » Species Alcithoe jaculoides Powell, 1924
  » Species Alcithoe larochei Marwick, 1926
  » Species Alcithoe lutea (R. B. Watson, 1882)
  » Species Alcithoe pseudolutea Bail & Limpus, 2005
  » Species Alcithoe seelyeorum Bail & Limpus, 2005
  » Species Alcithoe tigrina Bail & Limpus, 2005
  » Species Alcithoe triregensis Bail & Limpus, 2005
  » Species Alcithoe wilsonae (Powell, 1933)
  » Subgenus Alcithoe (Alcithoe) represented as Alcithoe H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Species Alcithoe calva Powell, 1928 accepted as Alcithoe jaculoides Powell, 1924 (synonym)
  » Species Alcithoe chathamensis (Dell, 1956) accepted as Alcithoe wilsonae (Powell, 1933)
  » Species Alcithoe johnstoni Powell, 1928 accepted as Alcithoe jaculoides Powell, 1924 (synonym)
  » Species Alcithoe knoxi (Dell, 1956) accepted as Alcithoe wilsonae (Powell, 1933) (synonym)
  » Species Alcithoe motutarensis Powell, 1928 accepted as Alcithoe arabica (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
  » Species Alcithoe ostenfeldi (Iredale, 1937) accepted as Alcithoe larochei ostenfeldi (Iredale, 1937)

Genus Gilvostia Iredale, 1937 accepted as Alcithoe H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (synonym)
  » Species Gilvostia ostenfeldi Iredale, 1937 accepted as Alcithoe ostenfeldi (Iredale, 1937) (original combination)
Genus Leporemax Weaver & Dupont, 1970 accepted as Alcithoe H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (synonym)
Genus Palomelon Finlay, 1926 accepted as Alcithoe H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Distribution Zidoninae restricted to the waters of New Zealand and adjacent areas.  
Distribution Zidoninae restricted to the waters of New Zealand and adjacent areas. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Alcithoini Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382338 on 2021-10-24
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2009-02-04 10:57:56Z
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2015-06-17 02:42:54Z
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2016-07-06 17:53:18Z
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2018-12-04 20:01:05Z
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basis of record Bail, P.; Poppe, G.T. (2001). A conchological iconography: a taxonomic introduction of the recent Volutidae. <em>ConchBooks, Hackenheim.</em> 30 pp, 5 pl. (updated October 2008 for WoRMS). [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Shell medium to large, solid, elongate fusiform. Protoconch of slightly irregular whorls, deviated from the axis of the shell. Body whorl smooth or knobbed. Aperture narrow. Columella with four to five plaits. Siphonal notch shallow. Fasciole weak. Radula uniserial with tricuspid teeth, the central cusp being the longest, basal plates arched. [details]

Distribution Zidoninae restricted to the waters of New Zealand and adjacent areas. [details]