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Mangelia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Mangeliidae
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Conoidea
Genus  Mangelia Risso, 1826
Mangelia

Mangelia is a large genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Mangeliidae. There are at least 78 described species.

The genus Mangelia used to be defined by a multispiral protoconch, contrary to the genus Mangeliella Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1883 which was defined by a paucispiral protoconch. In 2011 the genus Mangeliella has been recognized as a synonym of Mangelia.

Species

Species within the genus Mangelia include:

Species brought into synonymy
  • Mangelia farina (Nordsieck, 1977): (nomen dubium)
  • Mangelia grisea (Nordsieck, 1977): (nomen dubium)
  • References

    Mangelia Wikipedia


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