Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Conoidea > Family Raphitomidae > Genus Raphitoma

Raphitoma linearis (Montagu, 1803)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

RaphitomaBellardi, 1847accepted genus name
Cordieria Monterosato, 1884 later homonym
Homotoma Bellardi, 1875 later homonym
Cenodagreutes E. H. Smith, 1967 synonym
Cordieria Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Homotoma Bellardi, 1875 synonym
Leufroyia Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Peratotoma Harris & Burrows, 1891 synonym
Philbertia Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Raphitoma (Cyrtoides) Nordsieck, 1968 synonym
Raphitoma (Leufroyia) Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Raphitoma (Raphitoma) Bellardi, 1848 synonym

Species group names

Murex linearis Montagu, 1803 basionym
Cenodagreutes coccyginus E. H. Smith, 1967 synonym
Defrancia linearis (Montagu, 1803) synonym
Murex cyrilli Scacchi, 1833 synonym
Murex linearis Montagu, 1803 synonym
Philbertia linearis (Montagu, 1803) synonym
Pleurotoma muricoidea de Blainville, 1829 synonym
Pleurotoma tricolor Risso, 1826 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: buttet pilsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: ruwe trapgevel


original description

Montagu, G. (1803) Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606 pp.

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

Ávila, S.P.; Cardigos, F.; Santos, R.S. (2004). D. João de Castro Bank, a shallow water hydrothermal-vent in the Azores: checklist of marine Molluscs. Arquipélago (Ciénc. Biol. Mar./Life Mar. Sci.) 21A: 75-80

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)
GenBank (8 nucleotides; 5 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Raphitoma linearis (Montagu, 1803). 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:139371




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