Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Buccinoidea > Family Buccinidae > Genus Colus

Colus sabini (Gray, 1824)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ColusRöding, 1798accepted genus name
Fusus (Sipho) Mörch, 1852 synonym
Neptunea (Sipho) Mörch, 1852 synonym
Sipho Mörch, 1852 synonym
Siphonorbis Mörch, 1869 synonym
Tritonofusus Beck, 1847 synonym

Species group names

Buccinum sabini Gray J.E., 1824 synonym
Fusus ebur Mörch, 1869 synonym
Fusus hirsutus Jeffreys, 1883 synonym
Fusus pfaffi Mörch, 1876 synonym
Fusus reeveanus Petit de la Saussaye, 1851 synonym
Fusus togatus Mörch, 1869 synonym
Neptunea hanseni Friele, 1879 synonym
Sipho brevispira Brøgger, 1900 synonym
Sipho togatus (Mörch, 1869) synonym
Sipho togatus var. sinuosa Brögger, 1900 synonym
Sipho togatus var. vallensis Brögger, 1900 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: stribet tensnegl


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

Rosenberg, G. 2004. Malacolog Version 3.3.2: Western Atlantic gastropod database. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.

additional source

Fraussen K. (2010). Buccinidae checklist. Pers. Com.

additional source

Mayhew, R. and F. Cole. 1994 MS. A taxonomic discussion and update of shell-bearing marine molluscs recorded from NW Atlantic North of Cape Cod (excluding Greenland), and Canadian Arctic Archipeligo.

additional source

Abbott R. T. (1974) American seashells. The marine mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]

additional source

ITIS database





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection


Bouchet, P.; Fraussen, K.; Gofas, S. (2014). Colus sabini (Gray, 1824). 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:138906




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