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genus

Rissoella Gray, 1847

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Allogastropoda »  family Rissoellidae

Scientific synonyms

Heterorissoa Iredale, 1912
Jeffreysia Alder in Forbes & Hanley, 1850
Jeffreysiella Thiele, 1912
Jeffreysilla Thiele, 1925
Jeffreysiopsis Thiele, 1912
Phycodrosus Rehder, 1943
Zelaxitas Finlay, 1926

Description

The genus Rissoella Gray, 1847 consists of minute, less than 2 mm long gastropods, living on algae in shallow waters around the world. Their transparent shells have few distinguishing characters (Ponder and Yoo 1977), but the body exhibits pigmented organs that allow the separation of species (Ortea and Espinosa 2001; Ortea and Espinosa 2004; Rolan and Hernandez 2004; Espinosa and Ortea 2009). Ponder and Yoo (1977) in the Pacific and Ortea and Espinosa (2004) in the Atlantic Ocean recognized a number of characteristic traits of the shell for identifying the different species using the proportions and the angle of the different whorls, the protoconch and especially the shape of the umbilicus, in addition to the colour of the body.
Caballer Gutierrez, M. , Ortea, J. & Narciso, S.,2011. Description of two new species of Rissoella Gray, 1847 (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Heterobranchia) from Venezuela, with a key to the Caribbean species known for the genus
Author: Jan Delsing

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Included taxa

Number of records: 62

species Rissoella alaskensis (Bartsch, 1907)
species Rissoella aliciae J. Espinosa & J.A. Ortea, 2009

Rissoella aliciae

species Rissoella ameliae J.A. Ortea & J. Espinosa, 2005

Rissoella ameliae

species Rissoella anguliferens de Folin, 1870
species Rissoella atrimacula Ponder & Yoo, 1977
species Rissoella bakeri Strong, 1938
species Rissoella belkisae J.A. Ortea & J. Espinosa, 2005

Rissoella belkisae

species Rissoella bifasciata P. P. Carpenter, 1856
species Rissoella californica P. Bartsch, 1927
species Rissoella caribaea Rehder, 1943 - Caribbean Risso

Rissoella caribaea

species Rissoella colleenae Ponder & Yoo, 1977
species Rissoella confusa Ponder & Yoo, 1977
species Rissoella conica de Folin & Périer, 1870
species Rissoella contrerasi Rolán & Hernández, 2004

Rissoella contrerasi

species Rissoella cylindrica J. G. Jeffreys, 1856
species Rissoella cystophora Finlay, 1924
species Rissoella dianae J.A. Ortea & J. Espinosa, 2005

Rissoella dianae

species Rissoella diaphana (Alder, 1848)

Rissoella diaphana

species Rissoella dubia Golikov & Gulbin, 1977
species Rissoella elephantina Golikov & Gulbin, 1977
species Rissoella elongatospira W. F. Ponder, 1966
species Rissoella elsae J.A. Ortea & J. Espinosa, 2005

Rissoella elsae

species Rissoella excolpa P. Bartsch, 1920
species Rissoella fallax Ponder & Yoo, 1977
species Rissoella flemingi W. F. Ponder, 1968
species Rissoella florae J.A. Ortea & J. Espinosa, 2005

Rissoella florae

species Rissoella fretterae Ponder & Yoo, 1977
species Rissoella fulgida A. Adams, 1882
species Rissoella galba Robertson, 1961
species Rissoella gandocaensis J.A. Ortea & J. Espinosa, 2001

Rissoella gandocaensis

species Rissoella glabra Brown, 1827
species Rissoella globosa Ponder & Yoo, 1977
species Rissoella globularis (Forbes & Hanley, 1853)

Rissoella globularis

species Rissoella hertleini A. G. Smith & M. Gordon, 1948 - Monterey Risso
species Rissoella himba E. Rolán & A. Peñas, 2009

Rissoella himba

species Rissoella hydrophana A. Adams, 1860
species Rissoella imperforata Ponder & Yoo, 1977
species Rissoella inflata (Monterosato in Locard, 1892)

Rissoella inflata

species Rissoella johnstoni F. Baker, G. D. Hanna & A. M. Strong, 1930
species Rissoella longispira E. A. Kay, 1979
species Rissoella micra (Finlay, 1924)
species Rissoella minima A. Adams, 1860
species Rissoella morrocoyensis G.M. Caballer, J.A. Ortea & S. Narciso, 2011

Rissoella morrocoyensis

species Rissoella mundula A. Adams, 1860
species Rissoella notabilis (Thiele, 1912)

Rissoella notabilis

species Rissoella omphalotropis A. Adams, 1860

Rissoella omphalotropis

species Rissoella opalina (Jeffreys, 1848)

Rissoella opalina

species Rissoella paupercula C. B. Adams, 1852
species Rissoella rissoaformis A. W. B. Powell, 1939
species Rissoella secunda (Iredale, 1912)
species Rissoella spiralis A. Adams, 1860
species Rissoella taniae J.A. Ortea & J. Espinosa, 2005

Rissoella taniae

species Rissoella tumens P. P. Carpenter, 1856
species Rissoella turgidula A. Adams, 1860
species Rissoella venezolanicola G.M. Caballer, J.A. Ortea & S. Narciso, 2011

Rissoella venezolanicola

species Rissoella vesicalis A. Adams, 1860
species Rissoella violacea Golikov & Kussakin, 1962
species Rissoella vitrea Ponder & Yoo, 1977
species Rissoella vitrina A. Adams, 1860
species Rissoella wilfredi (Gatliff & Gabriel, 1911)
species Rissoella zaidae J.A. Ortea & J. Espinosa, 2005

Rissoella zaidae

species Rissoella zebra K.H.J. Thiele, 1925

Rissoella zebra


Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [1103f71e-86b0-4f11-8ed7-1e1819764a61]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Jeffreysiella Thiele, 1912]
Data retrieved on: 13 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [45d88a9b-2cfc-46a0-8d49-a4c8d15a9376]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Rissoella Gray, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 13 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [afafba8f-52c3-498b-a202-a0ffb58a3d5c]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Jeffreysilla Thiele, 1925]
Data retrieved on: 13 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [dd3a71e4-be09-46e2-8b67-f34dde05ab9a]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Zelaxitas Finlay, 1926]
Data retrieved on: 13 February 2015

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