Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Cypraeoidea > Family Ovulidae > Subfamily Prionovolvinae > Genus Pseudosimnia

Pseudosimnia carnea (Poiret, 1789)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PseudosimniaSchilder, 1927accepted genus name
Aperiovula Cate, 1973 synonym

Species group names

Bulla carnea Poiret, 1789 synonym
Bulla lepida Dillwyn, 1817 synonym
Bulla nucleus Dillwyn, 1817 synonym
Ovula carnea (Poiret, 1789) synonym
Ovula carnea var. elongata Pallary, 1900 synonym
Ovula carnea var. gibbosa Coen, 1933 synonym
Ovula carnea var. globosa Pallary, 1900 synonym
Ovula carnea var. major Pallary, 1900 synonym
Ovula carnea var. minor Pallary, 1900 synonym
Ovula carnea var. obtusula Pallary, 1900 synonym
Ovula carnea var. pallida Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1883 synonym
Ovula carnea var. rubra Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1883 synonym
Ovula carnea var. violacea Pallary, 1900 synonym
Ovula cepula Schumacher, 1817 synonym
Ovula dentata Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 synonym
Ovulum rufulum Mollerat, 1890 synonym
Primovula carnea (Poiret, 1789) synonym
Primovula carnea var. dorsolirata Coen, 1949 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

source of synonymy

Cate, C. N. 1973. A systematic revision of the recent Cypraeid family Ovulidae. Veliger 15 (supplement): 1-117.

source of synonymy

Lorenz F. & Fehse D. (2009) The living Ovulidae. A manual of the families of allied cowries: Ovulidae, Pediculariidae and Eocypraeidae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks.





External Links

Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Pseudosimnia carnea. 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:140667




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