Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Pterotracheoidea > Family Pterotracheidae > Genus Firoloida

Firoloida desmarestia Lesueur, 1817

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

FiroloidaLesueur, 1817accepted genus name
Firolella Troschel, 1855 synonym

Species group names

Cyclostrema minutum Jeffreys, 1883 synonym
Cyclostrema solutum di Geronimo, 1974 synonym
Firola gaimardi d'Orbigny, 1836 synonym
Firola lesueurii d'Orbigny, 1836 synonym
Firola liguriae Issel, 1910 synonym
Firolella gracilis Troschel, 1855 synonym
Firolella vigilans Troschel, 1855 synonym
Firoloida aculeata Lesueur, 1817 synonym
Firoloida blainvilleana Lesueur, 1817 synonym
Firoloida kowalewskyi Vayssière, 1903 synonym
Pterotrachea lesueri Risso, 1826 synonym


original description

Lesueur C. A. (1817). Characters of a new genus, and descriptions of three new species upon which it is formed : discovered in the Atlantic ocean in the months of March and April, 1816; lat. 22° 9'. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia : 1: 37-41, 1 pl.

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

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.

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


Gofas, S. (2014). Firoloida desmarestia Lesueur, 1817. 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:139943




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