Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Muricoidea > Family Muricidae > Subfamily Coralliophilinae > Genus Coralliophila

Coralliophila meyendorffii (Calcara, 1845)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CoralliophilaH. Adams & A. Adams, 1853accepted genus name
Murex (Pseudomurex) synonym
Pseudomurex Monterosato, 1872 synonym

Species group names

Murex meyendorffii Calcara, 1845 basionym
Coralliophila acuti-tenuitas Settepassi, 1977 synonym
Coralliophila meyendorffii elongata Settepassi, 1977 synonym
Coralliophila meyendorffii inflata Settepassi, 1977 synonym
Coralliophila meyendorffii serrata Settepassi, 1977 synonym
Coralliophila meyendorffii squamulata Settepassi, 1977 synonym
Coralliophila scalaris var. caprensis Bellini, 1929 synonym
Murex meyendorffii Calcara, 1845 synonym
Pleurotomoides obliquispira Nordsieck, 1977 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Greek: Κοραλλοκόχυλο


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

Gofas, S.; Afonso, J.P.; Brandào, M. (Ed.). (S.a.). Conchas e Moluscos de Angola = Coquillages et Mollusques d'Angola. [Shells and molluscs of Angola]. Universidade Agostinho / Elf Aquitaine Angola: Angola. 140 pp.

additional source

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

additional source

Bernard, P.A. (Ed.) (1984). Coquillages du Gabon [Shells of Gabon]. Pierre A. Bernard: Libreville, Gabon. 140, 75 plates pp.

status source

Kilburn, R. N. 1972. Taxonomic notes on South African marine Mollusca (2), with the description of new species and subspecies of Conus, Nassarius, Vexillum and Demoulia. Annals of the Natal Museum 21(2):391-437, 15 figs.





External Links

Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)
GenBank (23 nucleotides; 2 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Coralliophila meyendorffii (Calcara, 1845). 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:139399




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