Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Tonnoidea > Family Ranellidae > Subfamily Ranellinae > Genus Ranella

Ranella olearium (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

RanellaLamarck, 1816accepted genus name
Gyrina Schumacher, 1817 synonym

Species group names

Argobuccinum giganteum (Lamarck, 1816) synonym
Argobuccinum giganteum duplonodosum Settepassi, 1970 synonym
Argobuccinum giganteum exile Settepassi, 1970 synonym
Argobuccinum giganteum inflatum Settepassi, 1970 synonym
Argobuccinum giganteum nodosum Settepassi, 1970 synonym
Argobuccinum giganteum rarituberculatum Settepassi, 1970 synonym
Argobuccinum giganteum var. oceanica Coen, 1941 synonym
Argobuccinum pertuberculiferum Bellardi in Sacco, 1872 synonym
Gyrina maculata Schumacher, 1817 synonym
Murex boveus Risso, 1826 synonym
Murex olearium Linnaeus, 1758 synonym
Ranella barcellosi Matthews, Rios & Coelho, 1973 synonym
Ranella bronni Michelotti, 1847 synonym
Ranella gigantea Lamarck, 1816 synonym
Ranella gigantea var. atlantica Monterosato, 1890 synonym
Ranella incerta Michelotti, 1847 synonym
Ranella miocenica Michelotti, 1847 synonym
Ranella olearia (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym
Ranella ranina Lamarck, 1816 synonym
Ranella reticularis var. altavillensis de Gregorio, 1884 synonym
Ranella reticularis var. isba de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Ranella reticularis var. mediterranea de Gregorio, 1884 synonym
Ranella reticularis var. meneghinii de Gregorio, 1884 synonym
Triton parmense Sismonda, 1842 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

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

Beu A. (2010). Catalogue of Tonnoidea. Pers.com.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Ranella olearium. 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:141115




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