Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Tonnoidea > Family Cassidae > Genus Oocorys

Oocorys sulcata P. Fischer, 1884

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

OocorysP. Fischer, 1884accepted genus name
Benthodolium Verrill & Smith [in Verrill], 1884 synonym

Species group names

Benthodolium abyssorum Verrill & Smith [in Verrill], 1884 synonym
Oocorys fischeri Locard, 1897 synonym
Oocorys fischeri var. minor Locard, 1897 synonym
Oocorys sulcata var. elongata Locard, 1897 synonym
Oocorys sulcata var. minor Locard, 1897 synonym
Oocorys umbilicata Quinn, 1980 synonym
Oocorys watsoni Locard, 1897 synonym


original description

Fischer P. (1884). Diagnoses d'espèces nouvelles de mollusques recueillis dans le cours de l'expédition scientifique du "Talisman". Journal de Conchyliologie (3) 31: 391-394.

basis of record

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.

additional source

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Kilburn R.N. (1975). Taxonomic notes on South African marine Mollusca (5): including descriptions of new taxa of Rissoidae, Cerithiidae, Tonnidae, Cassididae, Buccinidae, Fasciolariidae, Turbinellidae, Turridae, Architectonicidae, Epitoniidae, Limidae and Thraciidae.. Annals of the Natal Museum 22(2):577-622, figs. 1-25.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (21 publications)


Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Oocorys sulcata P. Fischer, 1884. 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:139025




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