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Homalocantha

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Homalocantha is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.[2]

The placement of this genus in the subfamily Muricopsinae is doubtful, but the radula characters make it belong definitely in the family Muricidae.[2]

Species

Species within the genus Homalocantha include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Homalocantha echiniformis Shikama, 1978: synonym of Favartia balteata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1841) (synonym)
  • Homalocantha fauroti Jousseaume, 1888: synonym of Homalocantha anatomica (Perry, 1811)
  • Homalocantha rota (Mawe, 1823): synonym of Homalocantha anatomica (Perry, 1811)

References

  1. ^ Mörch O. A. L. (1852). Cat. Conch. Yoldi 1: 95.
  2. ^ a b Homalocantha Mörch, 1852. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 December 2010.
  3. ^ Homalocantha anatomica (Perry, 1811). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  4. ^ Homalocantha anomaliae Kosuge, 1979. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  5. ^ Homalocantha digitata (Sowerby, 1841). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  6. ^ Homalocantha dondani D'Attilio & Kosuge, 1989. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  7. ^ Homalocantha dovpeledi Houart, 1982. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  8. ^ Homalocantha elatensis Heiman & Mienis, 2009. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  9. ^ Homalocantha lamberti (Poirier, 1883). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  10. ^ Homalocantha melanamathos (Gmelin, 1791). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  11. ^ Homalocantha oxyacantha (Broderip, 1833). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  12. ^ Homalocantha pele (Pilsbry, 1918). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  13. ^ Homalocantha pisori D'Attilio & Kosuge, 1989. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  14. ^ Homalocantha scorpio (Linnaeus, 1758). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  15. ^ Homalocantha secunda (Lamarck, 1822). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  16. ^ Homalocantha tortua (Broderip in Sowerby, 1834). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  17. ^ Homalocantha vicdani D'Attilio & Kosuge, 1989. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  18. ^ Homalocantha zamboi (Burch & Burch, 1960). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  • Merle D. & Garrigues B. (2011) Description of four new species of Muricidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) from the Philippines and the Caribbean area. Zoosystema 33(4): 557-575

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Homalocantha: Brief Summary

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Homalocantha is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.

The placement of this genus in the subfamily Muricopsinae is doubtful, but the radula characters make it belong definitely in the family Muricidae.

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