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

Aeneator attenuatus A. W. B. Powell, 1927
Ennucula linki W. H. Dall, 1916
Ennucula cardara W.H. Dall, 1916
Acila castrensis R. B. Hinds, 1843
Acila H. & A. Adams, 1858
Nucula exigua G.B. I Sowerby, 1833 - Iridescent nutclam
Nucula carlottensis W. H. Dall, 1897 - Charlotte nutclam
Nucula profundorum E. A. Smith, 1885 - Golden nutclam
Nucula Lamarck, 1799
Nuculidae Gray, 1824

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

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