Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Buccinoidea > Family Fasciolariidae > Subfamily Fusininae > Genus Fusinus

Fusinus rostratus (Olivi, 1792)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

FusinusRafinesque, 1815accepted genus name
Fusus Bruguière, 1789 later homonym
Aptysis [sic] orthographic variant
Aptysis [sic] synonym
Aptyxis Troschel, 1868 synonym
Fusinus (Barbarofusus) Grabau & Shimer, 1909 synonym
Fusus Bruguière, 1789 synonym
Pseudofusus Monterosato, 1884 synonym

Species group names

Fusinus carinatus Roemer, 1836 synonym
Fusinus sanctaeluciae (Salis Marschlins, 1793) synonym
Fusus bengasiensis Sturany, 1896 synonym
Fusus carinulatus Locard, 1886 synonym
Fusus rissoianus Locard, 1892 synonym
Fusus rostratus (Olivi, 1792) synonym
Fusus rostratus var. carinata del Prete, 1883 synonym
Fusus rostratus var. raricostata del Prete, 1883 synonym
Fusus rostratus var. subcarinata del Prete, 1883 synonym
Fusus strigosus Lamarck, 1822 synonym
Murex rostratus Olivi, 1792 synonym
Murex sanctaeluciae Salis Marschlins, 1793 synonym
Pseudofusus dalpiazi Coen, 1918 synonym
Pseudofusus gigliolii Monterosato, 1890 synonym
Pseudofusus locardi Pallary, 1904 synonym
Pseudofusus rostratus (Olivi, 1792) synonym
Pseudofusus rostratus var. kobeltiana Monterosato, 1890 synonym
Pseudofusus rostratus var. latiroides Monterosato, 1890 synonym
Pseudofusus rostratus var. sollieri Monterosato, 1890 synonym
Pseudofusus rubicundus Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Trophon rostratus (Olivi, 1792) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: kërmilli boshtor mesdhetar sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Greek: Πτυχωτό αδράχτι


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

Buzzurro G. & Russo P. (2007). Fusinus del Mediterraneo. published by the authors, 280 p.

status source

ICZN 2009. Opinion 2234 (Case 3416) Murex rostratus Olivi, 1792 (currently Fusinus rostratus; Mollusca, Gastropoda): specific name conserved. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 66(4): 362-364.





External Links

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Gofas, S. (2014). Fusinus rostratus (Olivi, 1792). 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:139931




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