Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Truncatelloidea > Family Truncatellidae > Subfamily Truncatellinae > Genus Truncatella

Truncatella subcylindrica (Linnaeus, 1767)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Helix Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TruncatellaRisso, 1826accepted genus name
Albertisia Issel, 1880 synonym
Fidelis Risso, 1826 synonym
Glaucothoe Leach in Gray, 1852 synonym

Species group names

Missing truncatula Philippi, 1844 subjective synonym
Truncatella costulata Risso, 1826 subjective synonym
Truncatella laevigata Risso, 1826 subjective synonym
Truncatella lowei Shuttleworth, 1852 subjective synonym
Albertisia punica Issel, 1880 synonym
Cyclostoma concinnum Scacchi, 1836 synonym
Cyclostoma truncatulum Draparnaud, 1801 synonym
Fidelis theresa Risso, 1826 synonym
Glaucothoe montaguana Leach, 1852 synonym
Helix subcylindrica Linnaeus, 1767 synonym
Paludina desnoyersii Payraudeau, 1826 synonym
Truncatella costulata Risso, 1826 synonym
Truncatella debilis Mousson, 1874 synonym
Truncatella laevigata Risso, 1826 synonym
Truncatella lowei Shuttleworth, 1852 synonym
Truncatella microlena Monterosato, 1878 synonym
Truncatella montagui Lowe, 1832 synonym
Truncatella punctata Monterosato, 1878 synonym
Truncatella subcylindrica var. sublaevigata Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1884 synonym
Turbo subtruncatus Montagu, 1803 synonym
Turbo truncatus Montagu, 1803 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: cilinderslak; gewone cilinderslak 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.
 English: looping snail sources: BIOTIC
 English-United States: Looping Snail


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

Rosenberg, G. 2004. Malacolog Version 3.3.2: Western Atlantic gastropod database. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.

additional source

Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.

additional source

Bernard, P.A. (Ed.) (1984). Coquillages du Gabon [Shells of Gabon]. Pierre A. Bernard: Libreville, Gabon. 140, 75 plates pp.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

ITIS database





External Links

Marine Life Information Network - UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library (72 publications)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Truncatella subcylindrica (Linnaeus, 1767). 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:141850

Ruud A. Bank. Truncatella subcylindrica (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=431091




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