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genus

Acteocina Gray, 1847

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Opistobranchia - opisthobranchs »  family Tornatinidae

Scientific synonyms

incl. Tornatina A. Adams, 1850

Description

*Zylindrisch-ovoid. Spira klein, treppenartig mit abgeflachten Umgängen. Mit gekipptem, heterostrophem Apex. Nähte rinnenförmig. Spindel konkav, oben mit (manchmal obsoleter) Falte. Spindellippe umgeschlagen. (F. Nordsieck)

*Shell cylindrical or fusiform, involute, covered with an epidermis; spire distinct, produced, apex mamillated, suture canaliculated; aperture narrow, linear; inner lip callous, furnished at the fore part with a single plait; outer lip straight, simple. (A. Adams.)
Source: Nordsieck, F., 1972. Die europäischen Meeresschnecken (Opisthobranchia mit Pyramidellidae; Rissoacea). Vom Eismeer bis Kapverden, Mittelmeer und Schwarzes Meer.
Shell cylindrical, with a conic or flattened spire, the apex projecting and mammillar, sinistral, tilted so that its axis lies at an angle of about 90 degrees with that of the shell. Suture channeled; aperture long, narrow above, dilated and rounded below; outer lip arched forward, retreating at the suture and base, columella with one spiral fold at its junction with the whorl.
Dall, W.H. & Simpson, C.T., 1901. The Mollusca of Porto Rico.
Author: Jan Delsing

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Included taxa

Number of records: 64

species Acteocina abyssicola T. Habe, 1947
species Acteocina acrobeles (Watson, 1883)
species Acteocina androyensis Bozzetti, 2009

Acteocina androyensis - 000000000111000

species Acteocina angustior F. Baker & G. D. Hanna, 1927
species Acteocina apicina (Gould, 1859)
species Acteocina apiculata (Tate, 1879)

Acteocina apiculata - 000000000111000

species Acteocina atrata Mikkelsen & Mikkelsen, 1984 - Blackback Barrel-bubble
species Acteocina avenaria (R.B. Watson, 1886)
species Acteocina bermudensis E. G. Vanatta, 1901
species Acteocina bidentata (d'Orbigny, 1841)
species Acteocina bullata (Kiener, 1834)

Acteocina bullata - 000000000111

species Acteocina canaliculata (Say, 1826)
species Acteocina candei (d'Orbigny, 1842)

Acteocina candei - 000000000111

species Acteocina carinata P. P. Carpenter, 1857
species Acteocina cerealis (Gould, 1853)
species Acteocina culcitella (Gould, 1853)

Acteocina culcitella - 000000000111

species Acteocina decorata (Pilsbry, 1904)

Acteocina decorata - 0000000001110

species Acteocina decoratoides T. Habe, 1955
species Acteocina eburnea Verrill, 1885
species Acteocina eumicra (Crosse in Crosse & Fischer, 1865)
species Acteocina exilis (Dunker, 1860)

Acteocina exilis - 000000000111

species Acteocina eximia W. Baird, 1863

Acteocina eximia - 000000000111

species Acteocina exserta (Hedley, 1903)

Acteocina exserta - 000000000111000

species Acteocina fusiformis (Adams, 1850)

Acteocina fusiformis - 0000000001110

species Acteocina gordonis Yokoyama, 1927

Acteocina gordonis - 000000000111

species Acteocina gracilis A. Adams, 1850
species Acteocina hacketti (Cotton & Godfrey, 1933)
species Acteocina hadfieldi (Melvill & Standen, 1896)
species Acteocina harpa (W. H. Dall, 1871)

Acteocina harpa - 000000000111

species Acteocina hofmani (Angas, 1877)
species Acteocina inconspicua (H. Adams, 1872)

Acteocina inconspicua - 000000000111

species Acteocina inculta A. A. Gould & P. P. Carpenter, 1857

Acteocina inculta - 000000000111

species Acteocina infrequens C. B. Adams, 1852
species Acteocina insignis H. A. Pilsbry, 1904
species Acteocina intermedia Willett, 1928
species Acteocina isselii (Pilsbry, 1893)
species Acteocina kesenensis Nomura & Hatai, 1935
species Acteocina kimberi (Cotton & Godfrey, 1933)
species Acteocina knockeri (E. A. Smith, 1871)
species Acteocina koyasuensis Yokoyama, 1927
species Acteocina kristenseni D. De Jong & H.E. Coomans, 1988

Acteocina kristenseni - 000000000111100

species Acteocina leptekes (Watson, 1883)
species Acteocina liratispira (E. A. Smith, 1872)
species Acteocina magdalensis W. H. Dall, 1919

Acteocina magdalensis - 000000000111

species Acteocina marginata T. Habe, 1971
species Acteocina mucronata (Philippi, 1849)
species Acteocina oldroydi W. H. Dall, 1925

Acteocina oldroydi - 000000000111

species Acteocina olivaeformis (Issel, 1869)
species Acteocina oryza (Totten, 1835)
species Acteocina perplicata (W.H. Dall, 1889)
species Acteocina planata P.P. Carpenter, 1865
species Acteocina planospira A. Adams, 1850
species Acteocina pontica Grossu, 1986

Acteocina pontica - 000000000111

species Acteocina protracta (Dautzenberg, 1889)

Acteocina protracta - 0000000001111

species Acteocina recta (d'Orbigny, 1841)

Acteocina recta - 000000000111

species Acteocina sandwicensis W. H. Pease, 1860
species Acteocina simplex A. Adams, 1850
species Acteocina smirna W. H. Dall, 1919
species Acteocina smithi P. Bartsch, 1915
species Acteocina tohokuensis Nomura, 1939
species Acteocina townsendi (Melvill, 1898)
species Acteocina truncata C. B. Adams, 1842
species Acteocina truncatoides Nomura, 1939
species Acteocina wetherelli (I. Lea, 1833)

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [aa3954e8-9821-4140-9815-12c2d9afdf72]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Tornatina A. Adams, 1850]
Data retrieved on: 12 July 2015

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