OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Volutidae 

Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Volutinae Swainson, 1840
   Athletinae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954
   Fulgorarinae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1954
   Odontocymbiolinae Clench & Turner, 1964
   Cymbiolinae Bondarev, 1995


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsEastern Pacific


feeding mode: predation 
feeds on: animals [ invertebrates, including other molluscs {WILSON1993A} ]
larvae/young: direct development 


 Bail, P. 1999.  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Bail, P. 2000.  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Bondarev, I. 1996. p.17 General reference
 Bondarev, I. 1997. p.33 [ systematics, classification and ecology ]  General reference
 Bondarev, I. 1997. p.41 Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Bondarev, I. P. 1995. p.37 [ Amoria, Nannamoria, Notovoluta, Volutoconus, Cymbiola and Melo in new subfamily Cymbiolinae ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Bondarev, I. P. 1995. p.25 Taxonomy
 Cooke, A.H. 1921. p.6 Radula
 Douté, H. 1997. [ photographs of Volutes held in the Doute Collection ]  General reference
 Pilsbry, H.A. & Olsson, A.A. 1954. [ classification and key to subfamilies ]  General reference
 Poppe, G.T. & Goto, Y. 1992.  General reference
 Weaver, C.S. & du Pont, J.E. 1970.  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.110 [ description and remarks ]  General reference


                        Volutidae Rafinesque, 1815


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=12134) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.