OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Name Trochidae 

Calliostomatinae Thiele, 1924

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Conulinae Cossmann in Cossmann & Peyrot, 1916
   Calliostomatinae Thiele, 1924
   Calliostomatidae Finlay, 1926
   Proconulinae Cox in Knight et al., 1960

Included taxa

   Calliostoma Swainson, 1840
   Astele Swainson, 1855
   Laetifautor Iredale, 1929
   Bathyfautor Marshall, 1995
   Dactylastele Marshall, 1995
   Selastele Marshall, 1995
   Fautricini Marshall, 1995


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


feeding mode: predation 
feeds on: animals [ mainly on coelenterate polyps ]


 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.92 [ p. 92-94: species list p. 143-144: key to genera of the subfamily Calliostomatinae ]  General reference
 Hickman, C.S. & McLean, J.H. 1990. p.107 [ synonymy, living genera, distribution and habitat ]  General reference
 Marshall, B.A. 1995. p.381 [ places Calliostomatinae in the family Calliostomatidae ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.62 General reference


                Name Author, Year
                    Trochidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Calliostomatinae Thiele, 1924


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=5942) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-06-17.