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Cranopsis (gastropod)

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Fissurellidae
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Fissurelloidea
Subfamily  Emarginulinae
Cranopsis (gastropod)
Similar  Rimula, Emarginula, Hemitoma, Lucapinella, Lucapina

Cranopsis is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets.

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Cranopsis was previously considered a subgenus of Puncturella.

Description

The fissure lies about the middle of the anterior side. An internal vaulted chamber is found over the foramen, resembling that of Puncturella

Species

Species within the genus Cranopsis include:

  • Cranopsis agger (Watson, 1883)
  • Cranopsis alaris Simone & Cunha, 2014
  • Cranopsis antillana (Pérez Farfante, 1947)
  • Cranopsis apostrema Simone & Cunha, 2014
  • Cranopsis asturiana (P. Fischer, 1882)
  • Cranopsis billsae (Pérez Farfante, 1947)
  • Cranopsis canopa Simone & Cunha, 2014
  • Cranopsis carinifera (Schepman, 1908)
  • Cranopsis cearensis Simone & Cunha, 2014
  • Cranopsis columbaris Simone & Cunha, 2014
  • Cranopsis cucullata (Gould, 1846)
  • Cranopsis cumingii (A. Adams, 1853)
  • Cranopsis decorata Cowan & McLean, 1968
  • Cranopsis enigmatica Simone & Cunha, 2014
  • Cranopsis erecta (Dall, 1889)
  • Cranopsis expansa (Dall, 1896)
  • Cranopsis exquisita (A. Adams, 1853)
  • Cranopsis floris Poppe, Tagaro & Stahlschmidt, 2015
  • Cranopsis granulata (Seguenza, 1862)
  • Cranopsis hycavis Simone & Cunha, 2014
  • Cranopsis larva (Dall, 1927)
  • Cranopsis major (Dall, 1891)
  • Cranopsis multistriata (Dall, 1914)
  • Cranopsis nymphalis Simone & Cunha, 2014
  • Cranopsis pelex A. Adams, 1860
  • Cranopsis pileolus A. Adams, 1860
  • Cranopsis serraticostata (Herbert & Kilburn, 1986)
  • Cranopsis tosaensis (Habe, 1951)
  • Cranopsis verrieri (Crosse, 1871)
  • Species brought into synonymy
  • Cranopsis aethiopica (Martens, 1902): synonym of Puncturella aethiopica Martens, 1902
  • References

    Cranopsis (gastropod) Wikipedia


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