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

Rissoa membranacea (J. Adams, 1800)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

RissoaDesmarest, 1814accepted genus name
Apicularia Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Goniostoma Villa, 1841 synonym
Lilacinia Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Rissoa (Apicularia) Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Rissoia Bronn, 1848 synonym
Rissostomia G.O. Sars, 1878 synonym
Sabanea Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Sfaxiella Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Turboella Leach, 1847 synonym
Zippora Leach, 1852 synonym

Species group names

Alvania plicatula Risso, 1826 synonym
Helix labiosa Montagu, 1803 synonym
Rissoa brunosericea Smagowicz, 1977 synonym
Rissoa elata Philippi, 1844 synonym
Rissoa fragilis Michaud, 1830 synonym
Rissoa grossa Michaud, 1830 synonym
Rissoa labiosa (Montagu, 1803) synonym
Rissoa membranacea var. cornea (Lovén, 1846) synonym
Rissoa membranacea var. gracilis (Forbes & Hanley, 1850) synonym
Rissoa membranacea var. labiosa (Montagu, 1803) synonym
Rissoa membranacea var. minor Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Rissoa membranacea var. octona auct. non Linnaeus, 1767 synonym
Rissoa oblonga Desmarest, 1814 synonym
Rissoa pontica Milaschewitsch, 1916 synonym
Turbo membranaceus Adams J., 1800 synonym
Zippora membranacea (J. Adams, 1800) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: stor tangsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: vliezig drijfhorentje sources: Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 German: dünnschalige Rissoa sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Swedish: större bandtångsnäcka


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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

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

additional source

Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (87 publications)


Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2014). Rissoa membranacea. 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:141359




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