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

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Crosseola favosa A. W. B. Powell, 1937
Lissotesta conoidea Powell, 1937
Lissotesta aupouria Powell, 1937
Lissotesta caelata Powell, 1937
Starkeyna maoria Powell, 1937
Cirsonella georgiana (Dall, 1927)

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subphylum Amphineura
subphylum Conchifera Gegenbaur, 1878 - shell-bearers

Mollusca incertae sedis

class Helcionelloida Peel, 1991
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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