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Pusionella

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Pusionella is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Clavatulidae.[1]

Description

The fusiform shell is solid, smooth and shining, with numerous whorls. The spire is sharp. The lip lacks an anal sinus. The siphonal canal is short, and exteriorly carinated at the base. The columella is twisted anteriorly. The operculum has a lateral nucleus. The eyes are located at the external bases of the tentacles.[2]

Distribution

This genus occurs off the western coast of Africa.

Species

Species within the genus Pusionella include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Pusionella aculeiformis (Lamarck, 1822):[15] synonym of Perrona aculeiformis (Lamarck, 1816)
  • Pusionella albocincta (Petit de la Saussaye, 1851):[16] synonym of Pusionella nifat (Bruguière, 1789)
  • Pusionella catelini (Petit de la Saussaye, 1851) accepted as Perrona aculeiformis (Lamarck, 1816)
  • Pusionella grandis A. Adams, 1853 : synonym of Pusionella valida (Dunker, 1852)
  • Pusionella haasi Dautzenberg, 1912:[17] synonym of Pusionella valida (Dunker, 1852)
  • Pusionella kraepelini Strebel, 1914: synonym of Clavatula kraepelini (Strebel, 1914)
  • Pusionella milleti milleti (Petit de la Saussaye, 1851) : synonym of Clavatula milleti (Petit de la Saussaye, 1851)
  • Pusionella milleti subgranulatus (Petit de la Saussaye, 1851): synonym of Clavatula milleti (Petit de la Saussaye, 1851)
  • Pusionella rafel Pallary, P., 1920: synonym of Pusionella vulpina (Born, 1780)
  • Pusionella recurvirostris Marrat, 1877 accepted as Pusionella aculeiformis (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Perrona aculeiformis (Lamarck, 1816)
  • Pusionella scripta Nordsieck, 1975: synonym of Mitrella broderipi (G.B. Sowerby I, 1844)
  • Pusionella testabilis Jousseaume, 1896: synonym of Daphnella rissoides (Reeve, 1843)

References

  1. ^ a b Pusionella Gray, 1847. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 6 April 2011.
  2. ^ George Washington Tryon, Manual of Conchology vol. VI p. 158; 1884
  3. ^ Pusionella buccinatus (Lamarck, 1822). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  4. ^ Pusionella compacta Strebel, 1914. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  5. ^ Pusionella ghanaensis Boyer & Ryall, 2006. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  6. ^ Pusionella lirata Adams A., 1853. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  7. ^ Pusionella lupinus (Philippi, 1850). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  8. ^ Pusionella nifat (Bruguiere, 1789). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  9. ^ Arthur Wrigley (1932), "English Eocene Surculites." Journal of Molluscan Studies 23.5 (1939): 277-284
  10. ^ Moreno, Josep A., Anselmo PEÑAS, and Emilio ROLÁN. "Contribución al conocimiento de la fauna malacológica miocénica de La Pedrera, Sant Lloren~ d'Hortons (NE de la Península Ibérica)." (2003).
  11. ^ Pusionella rapulum Tryon, 1884. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  12. ^ Pusionella remorata Sykes, 1905. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  13. ^ Pusionella valida (Dunker, 1852). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  14. ^ Pusionella vulpina (Born, 1780). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  15. ^ Pusionella aculeiformis (Lamarck, 1822). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  16. ^ Pusionella albocinctus (Petit de la Saussaye, 1851). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  17. ^ Pusionella haasi Dautzenberg, 1912. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 15 April 2010.
  • Petit R.E. (2012) John Edward Gray (1800-1875): his malacological publications and molluscan taxa. Zootaxa 3214: 1-125. page(s): 137; note: type species fixation under Art. 70.3

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Pusionella: Brief Summary

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Pusionella is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Clavatulidae.

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