Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Buccinoidea > Family Nassariidae > Subfamily Nassariinae > Genus Nassarius

Nassarius pfeifferi (Philippi, 1844)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

NassariusDuméril, 1805accepted genus name
Eione Risso, 1826 later homonym
Nassa Lamarck, 1799 later homonym
Amycla H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 synonym
Amyclina Iredale, 1918 synonym
Arcularia Link, 1807 synonym
Eione Risso, 1826 synonym
Hima Leach in Gray, 1852 synonym
Hinia Leach, 1847 synonym
Nassa Lamarck, 1799 synonym
Nassa (Amycla) H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 synonym
Nassa (Hinia) Gray, 1847 synonym
Nassa (Telasco) H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 synonym
Nassarius (Aciculina) Adams, 1853 synonym
Nassarius (Arcularia) Link, 1807 synonym
Nassarius (Gussonea) Monterosato, 1912 synonym
Nassarius (Hima) Leach in Gray, 1852 synonym
Nassarius (Hinia) Gray, 1847 synonym
Nassarius (Naytiopsis) Thiele, 1929 synonym
Nassarius (Plicarcularia) Thiele, 1929 synonym
Nassarius (Sphaeronassa) Locard, 1886 synonym
Nassarius (Telasco) H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 synonym
Naytiopsis Thiele, 1929 synonym
Sphaeronassa Locard, 1886 synonym
Tritia Risso, 1826 synonym

Species group names

Buccinum pfeifferi Philippi, 1844 basionym
Amycla conspersa var. undulata Dautzenberg, 1890 synonym
Buccinum glaberrimum Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Buccinum pfeifferi Philippi, 1844 synonym


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

Cernohorsky W. O. (1984). Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum 14: 1-356.

additional source

Adam W. & Knudsen J. 1984. Révision des Nassariidae (Mollusca : Gastropoda Prosobranchia) de l’Afrique occidentale. Bulletin de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 55(9): 1-95, 5 pl.


Segers W., Rolan E. & Swinnen F. (2008) Study and separation of two species treated as Nassarius pfeifferi (Philippi, 1844) (Neogastropoda, Nassariidae). Visaya 2(3): 18-28.





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Gofas, S. (2014). Nassarius pfeifferi (Philippi, 1844). 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:140511




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