Taxon profile


Mollusca Cuvier, 1795

kingdom Animalia - animals »  subdivisio Protostomia - protostomes

Other names

= molluscs

Temporal range:Cambrian - recent


Functions restricted to taxon Mollusca

Important groups

Bivalvia - bivalves, Cephalopoda - cephalopods, Gastropoda - gastropods

Recently completed profiles

Liomesus stimpsoni W. H. Dall, 1889
Ptychosalpinx globulus W. H. Dall, 1889
Colus rushii W. H. Dall, 1889
Latiromitra meekiana W. H. Dall, 1889
Fusinus amphiurgus W. H. Dall, 1889
Fusinus ceramidus W. H. Dall, 1889
Fusinus alcimus W. H. Dall, 1889
Fusinus aepynotus W. H. Dall, 1889
Fusinus amiantus W. H. Dall, 1889
Fusinus benthalis Dall, 1889

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 5

subphylum Amphineura
subphylum Conchifera Gegenbaur, 1878 - shell-bearers

Mollusca incertae sedis

class Helcionelloida Peel, 1991
class Hyolitha Marek, 1963
class Paragastropoda Linsley & Kier, 1984

Links and literature

CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Mollusca]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

Data source info

Bruyne R. H. de (2004): Encyklopedie ulit a lastur, 1. vydání, Rebo Productions CZ, Dobřejovice, 336 pp.
Gastropoda - systém mořských čeledí, Cephalopoda – systém čeledí.

Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp.
všechny české názvy těchto skupin: Scaphopoda, Cephalopoda.

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra
Australian Faunal Directory Checklist Output
Generation Date: October 23, 2008 11:11:31 AMGMT
[Data retrieved on: 08 January 2009]

Čejka T.: Ekologie měkkýšů []
Pro checklist Slovenska - 7th June 2002 Mollusca Slovaciae

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea []
Bank, Ruud A. (ed.). 2006. Mollusca. Fauna Europaea version 1.1,
[Data retrieved on: 15 September 2006]

Juřičková L., Horsák M., Beran L. (2001): Check-list of the molluscs (Mollusca) of the Czech Republic, Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., Praha

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.

Comments - 2


extinct taxon