Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Cephalaspidea > Superfamily Philinoidea > Family Philinidae

Philine Ascanius, 1772

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Bulla (Bullea) [sic] orthographic variant
Bullea [sic] orthographic variant
Bulla (Bullea) [sic] synonym
Bullaea Lamarck, 1801 synonym
Bullea [sic] synonym
Johania Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Laona A. Adams, 1865 synonym
Lobaria O. F. Müller, 1776 synonym
Praephiline Chaban & Soldatenko, 2009 synonym
Rhinodiaphana Lemche, 1967 synonym
Utriculopsis M. Sars, 1870 synonym


Philine angulata Jeffreys, 1867
Philine approximans Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896
Philine azorica Bouchet, 1975
Philine calva van der Linden, 1995
Philine catena (Montagu, 1803)
Philine complanata Watson, 1897
Philine condensa van der Linden, 1995
Philine confusa Ohnheiser & Malaquias, 2013
Philine denticulata (J. Adams, 1800)
Philine desmotis Watson, 1897
Philine finmarchica M. Sars, 1859
Philine infortunata Pilsbry, 1895
Philine intricata Monterosato, 1884
Philine iris Tringali, 2001
Philine lima (Brown, 1827)
Philine monilifera Bouchet, 1975
Philine monterosati Monterosato, 1874
Philine monterosatoi (Sykes, 1905)
Philine pruinosa (Clark, 1827)
Philine punctata (J. Adams, 1800)
Philine quadrata (S. Wood, 1839)
Philine quadripartita Ascanius, 1772
Philine retifera (Forbes, 1844)
Philine rugosula Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1896
Philine scabra (O. F. Müller, 1784)
Philine striatula Monterosato, 1874
Philine talismani Sykes, 1905
Philine ventricosa (Jeffreys, 1865)


additional source

Ohnheiser L.T. & Malaquias M. (2013) Systematic revision of the gastropod family Philinidae (Mollusca: Cephalaspidea) in the north-east Atlantic Ocean with emphasis on the Scandinavian Peninsula. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 167: 273–326.

taxonomy source

Price R.M., Gosliner T.M. & Valdés A. (2011) Systematics and phylogeny of Philine (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia), with emphasis on the Philine aperta species complex. The Veliger 51(2): 1-58. [26 May 2011]



External Links



Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Philine Ascanius, 1772. 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:138339




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