Taxon profile


Galeodea echinophora (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Littorinimorpha »  family Cassidae - Helmet Shells »  genus Galeodea

Scientific synonyms

Buccinum diadema Brocchi, 1814
Buccinum echinophorum Linnaeus, 1758
Buccinum nodosum Solander in Brander, 1766
Buccinum ochroleucum Gmelin, 1791
Buccinum strigosum Gmelin, 1791
Cassidaria bistriata Settepassi, 1970
Cassidaria bucquoyi Locard, 1886
Cassidaria dautzenbergi Locard, 1886
Cassidaria echinophora (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cassidaria echinophora coronata Settepassi, 1970


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Galeodea echinophora adriatica C. Linnaeus, 1758
subspecies Galeodea echinophora solida M.E.J. Bucquoy & P. Dautzenberg, 1882

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Galeodea echinophora (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Galeodea echinophora (LINNÉ, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Galeodea echinophora (Linné, 1758)]
EN Petović S., Gvozdenović S., Ikica Z. (2017): An Annotated Checklist of the Marine Molluscs of the South Adriatic Sea (Montenegro) and a Comparison with Those of Neighbouring Areas, Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 17: 921-934 [as Galeodea echinophora (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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synonymized name based on fossil type material