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Galeodea

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Galeodea is a genus of large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the subfamily Cassinae of the family Cassidae.[1]

Fossil record

This genus is known in the fossil record from the Cretaceous period to the Quaternary period (age range: from 99.7 to 0.126 million years ago.). Fossil shells within this genus have been found all over the world.[2]

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Fossil of Galeodea tauroglobosa

Species

Species within the genus Galeodea include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Galeodea beui Kreipl & Alf, 2002: synonym of Galeodea alcocki (E.A. Smith, 1906)
  • Galeodea carolimartini'' Beets, 1943 † : synonym of Galeodea bituminata (K. Martin, 1933)
  • Galeodea echinophorella Habe, 1961: synonym of Galeodea bituminata (K. Martin, 1933)
  • Galeodea javana (K. Martin, 1879) †: synonym of Eudolium crosseanum (Monterosato, 1869) (Recombination of synonym)
  • Galeodea marginalba Yamamoto & Sakurai, 1977: synonym of Galeodea bituminata (K. Martin, 1933)
  • Galeodea nipponica (Sakurai & Habe in Habe, 1961): synonym of Galeodea alcocki (E. A. Smith, 1906)
  • Galeodea noharai Noda, 1980 † : synonym of Galeodea bituminata (K. Martin, 1933)
  • Galeodea postcoronata Sacco, 1890: synonym of Galeodea echinophora (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Galeodea susanae Schenck, 1926 †: synonym of Galeodea sutterensis Dickerson, 1916
  • Galeodea tyrrhena (Gmelin, 1791): synonym of Galeodea rugosa (Linnaeus, 1771)

References

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2011). Galeodea Link, 1807. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137747 on 2011-02-23
  2. ^ Paleobiology Database
  • Finlay, H. J.; Marwick, J. (1937). The Wangaloan and associated molluscan faunas of Kaitangata-Green Island subdivision. New Zealand Geological Survey Palæontological Bulletin. 15, 1–140, 18 pls.
  • Beu A.G. (2008) Recent deep-water Cassidae of the world. A revision of Galeodea, Oocorys, Sconsia, Echinophoria and related taxa, with new genera and species (Mollusca, Gastropoda). In Héros V., Cowie R.H. & Bouchet P. (eds), Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 25. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 196: 269-387

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Galeodea: Brief Summary

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Galeodea is a genus of large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the subfamily Cassinae of the family Cassidae.

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