Taxon profile


Philippia Gray, 1847

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


Shell similar to Architectonica but smaller, of conical shape, and lacking axial sculpture, apart from crenulations around the umbilicus. Operculum circular, flat to concave, multispiral, with a subcentral nucleus.
Powell, A.W.B., 1979. The New Zealand Mollusca: Marine Land and Freshwater Shells.
Author: Jan Delsing

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Philippia conulus Weinkauff, 1868
species Philippia hybrida (Linnaeus, 1758)

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species Philippia japonica H. A. Pilsbry & Standen, 1895
species Philippia krebsii O. A. L. Mörch, 1875
species Philippia lenticulata Yokoyama, 1920
species Philippia lutea (Lamarck, 1822) - Yellow Sundial-shell

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species Philippia mediterranea T. A. di Monterosato, 1873
species Philippia monilifera Bronn, 1831
species Philippia pseudoperspectiva Brocchi, 1814

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [0bd445be-ea95-454b-8c24-bda2251db489]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Philippia Gray, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 13 February 2015

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