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

Cavolinia tridentata (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)

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

Anomia tridentata Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775 basionym
Anomia tridentata Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775 synonym
Cavolinia natans Abildgaard, 1791 synonym
Cavolinia occidentalis Dall, 1908 synonym
Cavolinia tridentata kraussi Tesch, 1913 synonym
Cavolinia tridentata platea Tesch, 1948 synonym
Cavolinia tridentata var. atlantica van der Spoel, 1974 synonym
Cavolinia tridentata var. bermudensis van der Spoel, 1974 synonym
Cavolinia tridentata var. dakarensis van der Spoel, 1974 synonym
Cavolinia tridentata var. danae van der Spoel, 1974 synonym
Cavolinia tridentata var. teschi van der Spoel, 1974 synonym
Cavolinia uncinatiformis Pfeffer, 1880 synonym
Cleodora trifilis Troschel, 1854 synonym
Hyalaea affinis d'Orbigny, 1834 synonym
Hyalaea australis Péron & Lesueur, 1807 synonym
Hyalaea chemnitziana Lesueur, 1813 synonym
Hyalaea complanata Gegenbaur, 1855 synonym
Hyalaea cornea Lamarck, 1801 synonym
Hyalaea cumingii Sowerby G.B. III, 1878 synonym
Hyalaea forskalii de Blainville, 1821 synonym
Hyalaea papilionacea Bory de St. Vincent, 1804 synonym
Hyalaea peronii Lesueur, 1813 synonym
Hyalaea rangii Deshayes, 1830 synonym
Hyalaea teniobranchea Lamarck, 1816 synonym
Hyalea melly Benoit, 1843 synonym
Monoculus telemus Linnaeus, 1758 synonym
Pleuropus longifilis Troschel, 1854 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

Drivas, J.; Jay, M. (1987). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection Les Beautés de la Nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. 159 pp.

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

Rosenberg, G. 1992. Encyclopedia of Seashells. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.

additional source

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

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

Biodiversity Heritage Library (101 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection


Gofas, S. (2014). Cavolinia tridentata. 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:139030




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