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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Cassidae 

Cassidae Swainson, 1832

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa


Common Name

Helmet Shells p.116      Allan, J. 1950.  


feeding mode: predation 
feeds on: animals [ echinoderms (sea urchins, sand dollars, sea biscuits and starfish) ]
substrate: in sand 


 Abbott, R.T. 1968.  General reference
 Bayer, C.H. 1935.  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1954.  Taxon list
 Cotton, B.C. 1959. p.369-370 Taxon list
 Hughes, R.N. & Hughes, H.P.I. 1981.  Biology and ecology
 Iredale, T. 1927.  General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.211 General reference
 Kreipl, K. 1997.  General reference
 Riedel, F. 1995.  Phylogeny
 Wilson, B. 1993. p.229 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.66 General reference


                        Cassidae Swainson, 1832


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=9298) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-03-22.