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

Cavolinia uncinata (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

Hyalaea uncinata d'Orbigny, 1834 basionym
Cavolinia pulsata van der Spoel, 1967 synonym
Cavolinia uncinata f. roperi van der Spoel, 1969 synonym
Cavolinia uncinata pulsatapusilla van der Spoel, 1971 synonym
Hyalaea uncinata d'Orbigny, 1834 synonym
Hyalaea uncinatiformis Pfeffer, 1880 synonym
Hyalea uncinata Rang, 1829 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

Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp.

additional source

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

additional source

Orbigny A. d' (1834-1847). Voyage dans l'Amérique méridionale... exécuté pendant les années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832 et 1833. Paris, Bertrand and Strasbourg, Levrault. Tome cinquième, troisième partie: Mollusques. pp. i-xliii; 1-758; 85 plates [p. 1-48, 73-128, pls. 1-2, 9-13, 15-16, 56 (1834); p. 49-72, 129-176, pls. 3-8, 17-23, 25, 55 (1835); p. 177-184, pls. 14, 24, 26-28, 30-32, 34-35, 37, 58 (1836); p. 185-376, pls. 38-52, 57 (1837); pls. 54, 59-66, 68-69 (1839); p. 377-424, pls. 53, 67, 70-71 (1840); p. 425-488, pls. 72-76, 79-80 (1841); pls. 83-85 (1842); p. 489-728 (1846); pls. 78-79, 81-82 (1847)]. P. Bertrand, Paris, and Levrault, Strasbourg. Available online from Biodiversity Heritage Library [Text] [Atlas]

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

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.

additional source

Janssen A.W. (2012) Late Quaternary to Recent holoplanktonic Mollusca (Gastropoda) from bottom samples of the eastern Mediterranean Sea: systematics, morphology. Bollettino Malacologico 48 (suppl. 9): 1-105.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (31 publications)
GenBank (7 nucleotides; 5 proteins)


Gofas, S.; Bouchet, P. (2014). Cavolinia uncinata (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:139031




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