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Euchelus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Chilodontidae
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Seguenzioidea
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Euchelus asper, Chilodontidae, Turcica, Clanculus, Cantharidus

Euchelus is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Chilodontidae (formerly in the family Trochidae, the top snails).

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Description

Euchelus Euchelus atratus

The umbilicate or imperforate shell has a globose-turbinate shape. It is umbilicate or imperforate. The whorls are rounded and with spirally granose revolving ribs. The aperture is subcircular. The outer lip is thickened, and crenulate within. The columella shows a central tooth or a notch at the base. The operculum has few whorls that are rapidly increasing.

Distribution

This species occurs in the Indo-Pacific.

Species

Species within the genus Euchelus include:

Euchelus Euchelus asper quadricarinatus var
  • Euchelus alarconi Rehder, 1980
  • Euchelus asper (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Euchelus atratus (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Euchelus barbadensis Dall, 1927
  • Euchelus bermudensis Moolenbeek & Faber, 1989
  • Euchelus bitoi Nomura & Hatai, 1940
  • Euchelus circulatus (Anton, 1849)
  • Euchelus dampierensis Jansen, 1994
  • Euchelus eucastus Dall, 1927
  • Euchelus gemmatus (Gould, 1845)
  • Euchelus guttarosea Dall, 1889
  • Euchelus horridus (Philippi, 1846)
  • Euchelus hummelincki Moolenbeek & Faber, 1989
  • Euchelus mysticus Pilsbry, 1889
  • Euchelus pullatus Anton, 1848
  • Euchelus scaber (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Species brought into synonymy
    Euchelus Euchelus asper
  • Euchelus (Herpetopoma) Pilsbry, 1890; synonym of Herpetopoma Pilsbry, 1890
  • Euchelus (Nevillia) H. Adams, 1868; synonym of Nevillia H. Adams, 1868
  • Euchelus alabastrum (Reeve, 1858); synonym of Euchelus asper (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Euchelus alarconi Rehder, 1980: synonym of Herpetopoma alarconi (Rehder, 1980)
  • Euchelus ampullus Tate, 1893; synonym of Vaceuchelus ampullus (Tate, 1893)
  • Euchelus angulatus Pease, 1867; synonym of Vaceuchelus angulatus (Pease, 1867)
  • Euchelus bellus Hutton, 1873; synonym of Herpetopoma bellum (Hutton, 1873)
  • Euchelus bicinctus Philippi, 1849: synonym of Clanculus tonnerrei (G. Nevill & H. Nevill, 1874)
  • Euchelus bourcierei Crosse, 1863: synonym of Herpetopoma instrictum (Gould, 1849)
  • Euchelus bronni Dunker, 1860: synonym of Clanculus bronni Dunker, 1860
  • Euchelus corrugatus Pease, 1861: synonym of Herpetopoma corrugatum (Pease, 1861)
  • Euchelus erythraeensis Sturany, 1903; synonym of Clanculus tonnerrei (G. Nevill & H. Nevill, 1874)
  • Euchelus favosus Melvill & Standen, 1896; synonym of Vaceuchelus clathratus (A. Adams, 1853)
  • Euchelus fischeri (Montrouzier in Souverbie & Montrouzier, 1866): synonym of Monodonta fischeri Montrouzier [in Souverbie & Montrouzier], 1866; synonym of Herpetopoma fischeri (Montrouzier [in Souverbie & Montrouzier], 1866); synonym of Herpetopoma exasperatum (A. Adams, 1853)
  • Euchelus gemmula Turton, 1932; synonym of Vaceuchelus gemmula (Turton, 1932)
  • Euchelus hachijoensis Pilsbry, 1904: synonym of Herpetopoma rubrum (A. Adams, 1851)
  • Euchelus lamberti (Souverbie in Souverbie & Montrouzier, 1875): synonym of Tallorbis roseola G. Nevill & H. Nevill, 1869
  • Euchelus lischkei Pilsbry, 1904: synonym of Herpetopoma lischkei (Pilsbry, 1904)
  • Euchelus midwayensis Habe & Kosuge, 1970: synonym of Danilia eucheliformis (Nomura & Hatai, 1940)
  • Euchelus natalensis E. A. Smith, 1906; synonym of Vaceuchelus natalensis (E. A. Smith, 1906)
  • Euchelus profundior May, 1915; synonym of Vaceuchelus profundior (May, 1915)
  • Euchelus providentiae Melvill, 1909: synonym of Herpetopoma providentiae (Melvill, 1909)
  • Euchelus quadricarinatus (Holten, 1802): synonym of Euchelus asper (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Euchelus ringens Schepman, 1908; synonym of Herpetopoma ringens (Schepman, 1908)
  • Euchelus ruber; synonym of Herpetopoma rubrum (A. Adams, 1853)
  • Euchelus scabriusculus A. Adams & Angas, 1867; synonym of Herpetopoma scabriusculum (A. Adams & Angas, 1867)
  • Euchelus scrobiculatus (Souverbie, 1886); synonym of Vaceuchelus scrobiculatus (Souverbie, 1866)
  • Euchelus seychellarum G. Nevill & H. Nevill, 1869; synonym of Herpetopoma seychellarum (G. Nevill & H. Nevill, 1869)
  • Euchelus smithi Dunker, R.W., 1882: synonym of Monilea smithi (Wood, 1828)
  • Euchelus townsendianus Melvill & Standen, 1903; synonym of Clypeostoma townsendianum (Melvill & Standen, 1903)
  • Euchelus xeniolum Melvill, 1918; synonym of Herpetopoma xeniolum (Melvill, 1918)
  • Taxon inquerendum
  • Euchelus maculosus Pease, 1863

  • Euchelus Euchelus asper quadricarinatus var

    References

    Euchelus Wikipedia


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