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

Creseis virgula (Rang, 1828)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CreseisRang, 1828accepted genus name
Cleodora (Creseis) Rang, 1828 synonym

Species group names

Cleodora conoidea Costa A., 1873 synonym
Cleodora falcata Gould, 1852 synonym
Cleodora flexa Pfeffer, 1879 synonym
Cleodora munda Gould, 1852 synonym
Cleodora placida Gould, 1852 synonym
Creseis caligula Eschscholtz, 1829 synonym
Creseis cornucopiae Eschscholtz, 1829 synonym
Creseis unguis Eschscholtz, 1829 synonym
Creseis virgula virgula Rang, 1828 synonym
Creseis virgulata Locard, 1886 synonym
Hyalaea corniformis d'Orbigny, 1834 synonym
Styliola africana Bartsch, 1915 synonym


original description

Rang P.C. (1828). Notice sur quelques mollusques nouveaux appartenant au genre Cleodore, et etablissement et monographie des sous-genre Creseis. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, 13: 302-319, pl. 17-18

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

basis of record

Gasca R. & Janssen A.W. (2014) Taxonomic review, molecular data and key to the species of Creseidae from the Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Molluscan Studies 80: 35-42.

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., 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 (12 nucleotides; 6 proteins)
Barcode of Life (5 barcodes)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (67 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Creseis virgula (Rang, 1828). 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:139035




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