Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Thecosomata > Suborder Euthecosomata > Superfamily Cavolinioidea > Family Cavoliniidae > Genus Cavolinia

Cavolinia gibbosa (d'Orbigny, 1834)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CavoliniaAbildgaard, 1791accepted genus name
Hyalea [sic] orthographic variant
Archonta Montfort, 1810 synonym
Hyalaea Lamarck, 1799 synonym
Hyalea [sic] synonym
Pleuropus Eschscholtz, 1825 synonym

Species group names

Cavolinia gibbosa var. plana Meisenheimer, 1905 basionym
Hyalaea flava d'Orbigny, 1834 basionym
Hyalaea gibbosa d'Orbigny, 1834 basionym
Cavolinia gibboides Rampal, 2002 synonym
Cavolinia gibbosa f. flava (d'Orbigny, 1834) synonym; alternate representation
Cavolinia gibbosa f. gibboides Rampal, 2002 synonym; alternate representation
Cavolinia gibbosa f. plana Meisenheimer, 1905 synonym; alternate representation
Cavolinia gibbosa var. plana Meisenheimer, 1905 synonym
Hyalaea flava d'Orbigny, 1834 synonym
Hyalaea gibbosa d'Orbigny, 1834 synonym
Pleuropus hargeri Verrill, 1882 synonym


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

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

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

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.





External Links

GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (56 publications)


Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Cavolinia gibbosa (d'Orbigny, 1834). 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:139028




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