Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order [unassigned] Caenogastropoda > Superfamily Epitonioidea > Family Epitoniidae

Epitonium Röding, 1798

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Cyclostoma Lamarck, 1799 synonym
Epitonium (Clathrus) synonym
Parviscala de Boury, 1887 synonym
Scala Mörch, 1852 synonym
Scalaria Lamarck, 1801 synonym


Epitonium algerianum (Weinkauff, 1866)
Epitonium brevissimum (Seguenza, 1876)
Epitonium candidissimum (Monterosato, 1877)
Epitonium celesti (Aradas, 1854)
Epitonium clathratulum (Kanmacher, 1798)
Epitonium clathrus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Epitonium dallianum (Verrill & Smith [in Verrill], 1880)
Epitonium delicatulum (H. Adams, 1869)
Epitonium fischeri (Watson, 1897)
Epitonium fulvovittatum (Dautzenberg, 1890)
Epitonium hispidulum (Monterosato, 1874)
Epitonium jani Segers, Swinnen & De Prins, 2009
Epitonium jolyi (Monterosato, 1878)
Epitonium jukesianum (Forbes, 1852)
Epitonium linctum (de Boury & Monterosato, 1890)
Epitonium muricatum (Risso, 1826)
Epitonium nanum (Jeffreys, 1884)
Epitonium pseudonanum Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Epitonium pulchellum (Bivona, 1832)
Epitonium rhips (Watson, 1897)
Epitonium semidisjunctum (Jeffreys, 1884)
Epitonium striatissimum (Monterosato, 1878)
Epitonium tiberii (de Boury, 1890)
Epitonium trevelyanum (Johnston, 1841)
Epitonium tryoni (de Boury, 1913)
Epitonium turtonis (Turton, 1819)
Epitonium vittatum (Jeffreys, 1884)
Epitonium webbii (d'Orbigny, 1840)

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): ribbesnegler sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: ribbesnegler sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: ribbesnegler
 Norwegian Nynorsk: ribbesniglar
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): ribbesniglar


basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Spencer, H.G.; Marshall, B.A.; Maxwell, P.A.; Grant-Mackie, J.A.; Stilwell, J.D.; Willan, R.C.; Campbell, H.J.; Crampton, J.S.; Henderson, R.A.; Bradshaw, M.A.; Waterhouse, J.B.; Pojeta, J. Jr (2009). Phylum Mollusca: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 161-254.

additional source

Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.

additional source

Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp.

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.



External Links



Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Epitonium Röding, 1798. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137943




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