Taxon profile


Oleacina F. Röding, 1798

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Pulmonata - pulmonates »  family Oleacinidae


Shell oval-oblong, with a thin, olivaceous, shining epidermis; last whorl large, sometimes attenuated at the base ; aperture elliptical-oblong, half or more than half the length of the shell ; columella twisted or truncate below, outer lip simple, frequently somewhat inflected in the middle.
Tryon, G.W. & Pilsbry, H.A.; Manual of Conchology. Second Series. Volume 1; Testacellidae, Oleacinidae, Streptaxidae, Helicoidea, Vitrinidae, Limacidae, Arionidae.
Author: Jan Delsing

Included taxa

Number of records: 21

species Oleacina columbi H.A. Pilsbry, 1933
species Oleacina cyanozoaria J. Gundlach in L. Pfeiffer, 1857

Oleacina cyanozoaria

species Oleacina gouadeloupensis L. Pfeiffer, 1856
species Oleacina incerta (L.A. Reeve in L. Pfeiffer, 1866)

Oleacina incerta

species Oleacina incisa L. Pfeiffer, 1867

Oleacina incisa

species Oleacina lindoni (L. Pfeiffer, 1846)

Oleacina lindoni

species Oleacina oleacea G. P. Deshayes, 1830

Oleacina oleacea

species Oleacina orysacea (Rang in d'Orbigny, 1842)

Oleacina orysacea

species Oleacina ottonis (L. Pfeiffer)

Oleacina ottonis

species Oleacina rangelina C.G. Aguayo, 1953
species Oleacina regularis (J. Gundlach in L. Pfeiffer, 1857)
species Oleacina saturata (J. Gundlach in L. Pfeiffer, 1857)

Oleacina saturata

species Oleacina sicilis P.M.A. Morelet, 1849
species Oleacina smithiana L. Pfeiffer
species Oleacina solidula (Pfeiffer, 1840)

Oleacina solidula

species Oleacina straminea (G.P. Deshayes, 1819)

Oleacina straminea

species Oleacina subulata (L. Pfeiffer, 1839)

Oleacina subulata

species Oleacina teres L. Pfeiffer, 1866
species Oleacina translucida J. Gundlach in L. Pfeiffer, 1860

Oleacina translucida

species Oleacina voluta J. F. Gmelin, 1791

Oleacina voluta

species Oleacina wrighti L. Pfeiffer, 1866

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1018464]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Oleacina Röding, 1798]
Data retrieved on: 8 December 2019

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