Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Rissooidea > Family Rissoidae > Genus Alvania

Alvania cimicoides (Forbes, 1844)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AlvaniaRisso, 1826accepted genus name
Alcidia Monterosato, 1890 later homonym
Acinopsis Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Acinus Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Alcidia Monterosato, 1890 synonym
Alvania (Moniziella) Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Alvinia Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Galeodina Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Manzonia (Alvinia) Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Massotia Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1884 synonym
Moniziella Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Turbona Leach [in Gray], 1847 synonym

Species group names

Rissoa cimicoides Forbes, 1844 basionym
Rissoa cimicoides Forbes, 1844 synonym
Rissoa cimicoides var. minima Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Rissoa intermedia Aradas, 1847 synonym
Rissoa sculpta Philippi, 1844 synonym
Turbona hispidula fuscoapicalis Nordsieck, 1974 synonym


original description

Forbes, E. 1844. Report on the Mollusca and Radiata of the Aegean sea, and on their distribution, considered as bearing on geology. Reports of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1843): 130-193

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

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

de Kluijver, M.J.; Ingalsuo, S.S.; de Bruyne, R.H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 1. Keys to Mollusca and Brachiopoda. World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14706-3. 1 cd-rom pp.

additional source

Bouchet P. & Warén A. (1993). Revision of the Northeast Atlantic bathyal and abyssal Mesogastropoda. Bollettino Malacologico supplemento 3: 579-840





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (33 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Alvania cimicoides (Forbes, 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:141168




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