NASSARIIDAE Index


  Antillophos Buccinanops
Bullia
Cyclope
Cyllene
Demoulia
Hebra
Ilyanassa
Metaphos
Nassarius
Northia
Phos
Phrontis
Reticunassa
Tritia

  Antillophos Woodring, 1928 (depths in collection: unknown)

     
 
Antillopos veraguensis Hinds, 1843
Gulf of California to W. Colombia
W. Mexico 31mm
   


  Buccinanops d'Orbigny, 1841 (depths in collection: low tide, 100m to 120m deep)

   
 
Buccinanops duartei Klappenbach, 1961
Brasil to Argentina
Argentina 32-33mm
 
 
 
Buccinanops cochlidium (Dillwyn, 1817)
Brasil to Argentina
Brasil 65mm
Buccinanops monilifer (Kiener, 1834)
Brasil to Argentina
Argentina 46mm
Buccinanops monilifer (Kiener, 1834)
Brasil to Argentina
Brasil 48mm


  Bullia J.E. Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834 (depths in collection: extreme low tide)

 
 
Bullia globulosa (Kiener, 1834)
Uruguay, Argentina
Argentina 54mm
Bullia miran (Bruguière, 1792)
Morocco to Sénégal
Sénégal 19-27mm
Bullia granulosa (Lamarck, 1822)
W. Africa, Ghana to Angola
Cameroon 22,5mm


  Cyclope Risso, 1826 (depths in collection: shallow water, 2m to 3m deep)

   
 
Cyclope pellucida Risso, 1826
Mediterranean
Crete 5-8mm
Cyclope neritea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Morocco, Galicia to Mediterranean
Turkey 8-15mm
 


  Cyllene J.E. Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834 (depths in collection: 10m to 100m deep)

 
 
Cyllene pulchella Adams & Reeve, 1850
Indo-W. Pacific
Taiwan 16mm [syn: rubrolineata Sow, 1870]
Cyllene denoyersi lamarcki Cernohorsky, 1975
W. Africa
Sénégal 15-18mm


  Demoulia J.E. Gray, 1838 (depths in collection: unknown)

   
 
Demoulia abbreviata (Gmelin, 1791)
South Africa
South Africa 35mm
Demoulia ventricosa nataliae Kilburn, 1972
Eastern Cape to Natal
South Africa 18-20mm
 


  Hebra H. & A. Adams, 1853 (depths in collection: low tide)

 
 
Hebra horrida (Dunker, 1847)
E. Africa to Samoa, Ryu Kyu to Australia
Rodrigues 12-14,5mm
Hebra subspinosa (Lamarck, 1822)
Indo-W. pacific
Samoa 10-11mm
 

 
 
Hebra subspinosa (Lamarck, 1822)
Indo-W. pacific
Fiji 11,5mm
Hebra nigra (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848)
Indo-W. pacific
India 15-16mm – Thailand 12,5mm


  Ilyanassa Stimpson, 1865 (depths in collection: intertidal)

   
 
Ilyanassa obsoleta (Say, 1822)
St-Lawrence to N. Florida, British Columbia to California
New Jersey 16mm
Ilyanassa trivittata (Say, 1822)
St-Lawrence to N.Newfoundland to E. Florida
New York 15-19mm
 


  Metaphos Olsson, 1964 (depths in collection: 10m to 25m deep)

 
 
Metaphos gaudens Hinds, 1844
Gulf of California to Ecuador
W. Mexico 17mm
Metaphos gaudens Hinds, 1844
Gulf of California to Ecuador
W. Mexico 16mm
Metaphos cf. gaudens Hinds, 1844
Gulf of California to Ecuador
W. Mexico 17,5mm


  Nassarius Duméril, 1806

   
Subg. Aciculina A. Adams, 1853 (depths in collection: 2m deep)
 
   
 
Nassarius (Aciculina) vittatus (A. Adams, 1853)
Indo-W. Pacific
Réunion 10-12mm
Nassarius (Aciculina) vittatus (A. Adams, 1853)
Indo-W. Pacific
Marquesas 8-11mm
 
 
 
Nassarius (Aciculina) vittatus (A. Adams, 1853)
Indo-W. Pacific
Réunion 10-11mm
Nassarius (Aciculina) vittatus (A. Adams, 1853)
Indo-W. Pacific
Marquesas 8mm
   
Subg. Alectrion Montfort, 1810 (depths in collection: 120m to 180m deep)
 
 
 
Nassarius (Alectrion) glans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red Sea, Mozambique to Marquesas, Japan to Australia
Marquesas 27mm
Nassarius (Alectrion) glans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red Sea, Mozambique to Marquesas, Japan to Australia
Seychelles 39mm adult
Nassarius (Alectrion) glans particeps (Hedley, 1915)
W. & S. to E. Australia
New South Wales 22-24mm
     
 
Nassarius (Alectrion) papillosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
E. Africa to Fr. Polynesia, Japan to Australia
Philippines 49mm
   
   
Subg. Nassarius Duméril, 1806 (depths in collection: subtidal, 2m to 250m deep)
 
 
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) bailyi Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932b
W. Mexico to Guatemala
W. Mexico 12mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) crenoliratus (A. Adams, 1852)
Indo-W. Pacific
Singapore 8mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) crenoliratus (A. Adams, 1852)
Indo-W. Pacific
Sulawesi 13mm
 
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) tiarula (Kiener, 1841)
California to W. Mexico
W. Mexico 12-18mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) tiarula (Kiener, 1841)
California to NW. Mexico
California 18mm
 
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) gibbosulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mediterranean to Northern Red Sea
Tunisia 15mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) gibbosulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mediterranean to Northern Red Sea
Malta 17mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) gibbosulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mediterranean to Northern Red Sea
Tunisia 16mm
 
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) iodes (Dall, 1917)
Gulf of California
W. Mexico 13-19mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) coronatus (Bruguière, 1789)
Indian Ocean to W. Pacific
Zanzibar 20-25mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) coronatus (Bruguière, 1789)
Indian Ocean to W. Pacific
Indonesia 26mm
 
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) arcularia (Röding, 1798)
East Africa to central Pacific
Vanuatu 22mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) arcularia plicatus (Röding, 1798)
Red Sea, Eastern & central Indian Ocean
Zanzibar 22-29mm
 
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) caelolineatus Nesbitt & Pitt, 1986
Galapagos
Galapagos 11-12,5mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) nodicinctus (A. Adams, 1852)
W. Mexico to Panama
W. Panama 18mm
Synonym. angulicostis
W. Costa Rica, W. Panama, Galapagos
W. Panama 18-22mm
 
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) gayii ((Kiener, 1834)
W. Mexico to Chile
W. Mexico 2-5mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) howardae Chace, 1958
NW. Mexico
W. Mexico 25-25mm
 
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) fossatus (Gould, 1849)
British Columbia to NW. Mexico
California 36-40mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) gallegosi Strong & Hertlein, 1937
W. Mexico to Ecuador
W. Mexico 17mm
 
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) conoidalis (Deshayes, 1832)
Indo-W. Pacific
Zanzibar 23mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) turulosus (Risso, 1826)
Mediterranean
Sicily 15mm
Nassarius (Nassarius) myristicatus (Hinds, 1844)
Panamic
W. Panama 26mm
   
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) megalocallus Adam & Knudsen, 1984
W. Sahara, Mauritania
Mauritania 7-7,5mm
 
     
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) exilis (Powys, 1835)
W. Panama to N. Peru
W. Panama 12,5mm
   
     
 
Nassarius (Nassarius) circumcinctus (A. Adams, 1852)
E. Mediterranean
Israel 14mm
   
   
Subg. Niotha H. & A. Adams, 1853 (depths in collection: intertidal, 100m to 150m deep)
 
 
 
Nassarius (Niotha) speciosus (A. Adams, 1852)
South Africa
South Africa 25mm
Nassarius (Niotha) albescens (Dunker, 1846)
E. Indian Ocean to Samoa, Japan to Australia
Australia 14-14mm
Nassarius (Niotha) albescens (Dunker, 1846)
E. Indian Ocean to Samoa, Japan to Australia
Taiwan 15,8mm
 
 
Nassarius (Niotha) echinatus (A. Adams, 1852)
Indo-W. Pacific
India 12-13mm
Nassarius (Niotha) albescens (Dunker, 1846)
E. Indian Ocean to Samoa, Japan to Australia
Samoa 10-12mm
 

 
Nassarius (Niotha) albescens gemmuliferus (A. Adams, 1852)
Red Sea to South Africa, Mascarenhas
Zanzibar 14mm – Mauritius 7,5-15mm
Nassarius (Niotha) quadrasi (Hidalgo, 1904)
Indo-W. Pacific
New Ireland 14mm – India 12mm
Nassarius (Niotha) coronulus (A. Adams, 1852)
Red Sea to Madagascar
Tanzania 10-16mm
 
 
Nassarius (Niotha) distortus (A. Adams, 1852)
Indo-W. Pacific
New Caledonia 20-22mm
Nassarius (Niotha) distortus (A. Adams, 1852)
Indo-W. Pacific
Samoa 15mm
 
 
Nassarius (Niotha) distortus (A. Adams, 1852)
Indo-W. Pacific
Fiji 20,5mm
Nassarius (Niotha) nigellus (Reeve, 1854)
Australia
Australia 9,5-10,7mm
 
 
Nassarius (Niotha) jacksonianus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
N. Indian Ocean
Thailand 13,5mm
Nassarius (Niotha) candens (Hinds, 1844)
Marquesas
Marquesas 15-17mm
     
 
Nassarius (Niotha) acuticostus (Montrouzier in Sv. & Mt. 1864)
Malaysia to west Pacific
Vanuatu 16,5mm
   
   
Subg. Plicarcularia Thiele, 1929 (depths in collection: intertidal, 15m to 20m deep)
 
 


 
Nassarius (Plicarcularia) pullus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-W. Pacific
Philippines 16-20mm – Thailand 19mm
Nassarius (Plicarcularia) elegantissimus Shuto, 1969
Indian Ocean, Thailand to Philippines
Philippines 11-15mm – Sulawesi 12mm
Nassarius (Plicarcularia) granifer (Kiener, 1834)
Indian Ocean to Polynesia
Tuamotu 13-16,5mm
   
 
Nassarius (Plicarcularia) granifer (Kiener, 1834)
Indian Ocean to Polynesia
Tuamotu 17mm
 
 
 
Nassarius (Plicarcularia) globosus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
E. Indo-W. Pacific
Wallis & Futuna 8-13mm
Nassarius (Plicarcularia) globosus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
E. Indo-W. Pacific
Vanuatu 12mm
   
 
Nassarius (Plicarcularia) oneratus (Deshayes, 1863)
Indo-W. Pacific
Guam 14mm
Nassarius (Plicarcularia) oneratus (Deshayes, 1863)
Indo-W. Pacific
Juv. Reunion 8,7mm
 
   
Subg. Telasco H. & A. Adams, 1853 (depths in collection: subtidal, 4m to 5m deep)
 
 
 
Nassarius (Telasco) reeveanus (Dunker, 1847) f. marrati
Indo-W. Pacific
Réunion 18mm
Nassarius (Telasco) reeveanus (Dunker, 1847)
Indo-W. Pacific
Taiwan 18,4mm
Nassarius (Telasco) reeveanus (Dunker, 1847)
Indo-W. Pacific
Philippines 18,5mm
 
 
Nassarius (Telasco) gaudiosus (Hinds, 1844)
Red Sea & E. Africa to Marquesas, Hawaii
French Polynesia 10-12mm
Nassarius (Telasco) gaudiosus (Hinds, 1844)
Red Sea & E. Africa to Marquesas, Hawaii
Marquesas 15,5-19,5mm
Nassarius (Telasco) gaudiosus (Hinds, 1844)
Red Sea & E. Africa to Marquesas, Hawaii
Marquesas 15,5-16mm
 
 
Nassarius (Telasco) limnaeiformis (Dunker, 1847)
Indonesia to W. Pacific
Fiji 16,5mm
Nassarius (Telasco) graphiterus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848)
Indonesia to W. Pacific
Samoa 17mm
Nassarius (Telasco) graphiterus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848)
Indonesia to W. Pacific
Philippines 25mm
   
 
Nassarius (Telasco) graphiterus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848)
Indonesia to W. Pacific
Vanuatu 21mm
Nassarius (Telasco) graphiterus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848)
Indonesia to W. Pacific
Sulawesi 15,5mm
 
   
Subg. Zeuxis H. & A. Adams, 1853 (depths in collection: low tide)
 
 
 
Nassarius (Zeuxis) castus (Gould, 1850)
E. Africa to Samoa, Japan to Australia
Réunion 36mm
Nassarius (Zeuxis) acuminatus (Marrat, 1880)
Philippines to N. Australia, Bengal to Papua New Guinea
Philippines 28mm
Nassarius (Zeuxis) comptus (A. Adams, 1852)
E. Africa to E. Australia
Australia 21mm
   
 
Nassarius (Zeuxis) olivaceus (Bruguière, 1792)
E. Africa to Fiji
Singapore 40mm
Nassarius (Zeuxis) olivaceus (Bruguière, 1792)
E. Africa to Fiji
Vanuatu 31mm
 
 
 
Nassarius (Zeuxis) concinnus (Powys, 1835)
Red Sea to Japan, Réunion to French Polynesia
Guam 18mm
Nassarius (Zeuxis) concinnus (Powys, 1835)
Red Sea to Japan, Réunion to French Polynesia
Fiji 15mm
Nassarius (Zeuxis) crematus (Hinds, 1844)
Japan, SW. Pacific
Fiji 24mm
 


 
Nassarius (Zeuxis) margaritifer (Dunker, 1847)
S. Africa to Melanesia, to Andaman, to Japan
Philippines 22-23,5mm – Vanuatu 24mm
Nassarius (Zeuxis) fraudator Cernohorsky, 1980
W. Australia to Fiji
Fiji 14,5-19mm
Nassarius (Zeuxis) celebensis (Schepman, 1907)
Indo-W. pacific
India 9,5mm – Fiji 17mm


  Northia J.E. Gray, 1847 (depths in collection: unknown)

   
 
Northia northiae (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, ex Gray, MS)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Mexico 70mm
Northia pristis (Deshayes in Lamarck, 1844)
W. Mexico to Ecuador
W. Mexico 66mm
 


  Phos Montfort, 1810 (depths in collection: 10m to 25m deep)

   
 
Phos senticosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
E. Indian Ocean to Oceania
Philippines 29-30mm
Phos senticosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
E. Indian Ocean to Oceania
New Caledonia 32mm
 
 
 
Phos roseatus (Hinds, 1844)
E. Africa to W. Pacific
Mozambique 37mm
Phos roseatus (Hinds, 1844)
E. Africa to W. Pacific
Madagascar 28mm
Phos articulatus Hinds, 1844
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Mexico 38mm


  Phrontis H. & A. Adams, 1853 (depths in collection: intertidal)

 
 
Phrontis polygonata (Lamarck, 1822)
Florida to Brasil
Brasil 20mm
Phrontis luteostoma Broderip & Sowerby, 1829
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Panama 23mm
Phrontis versicolor (C.B. Adams, 1852)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Mexico 11-15mm
 
 
Phrontis vibex (Say, 1822)
Massachusetts to Brasil, Caribbean
Florida 12-18mm
Phrontis vibex (Say, 1822)
Massachusetts to Brasil, Caribbean
New York 15-18mm
Phrontis nassiformis (Lesson, 1842)
W. Mexico to Ecuador
W. Panama 20mm


  reticunassa Iredale 1936 (depths in collection: shallow water)
   
 
Reticunassa neoproducta Kool & Dekker, 2007
Red Sea to South Africa, to Réunion, to W. India
Madagascar 9,8-11mm
 


  Tritia Risso, 1826 (depths in collection: intertidal to 120m deep)

 
 
Tritia tingitana (Pallary, 1901)
Alboran Sea & Atlantic Cadiz
S. Spain 8-9,5mm
Tritia goreensis (von Maltzan, 1884)
N. Morocco to Angola
Gibraltar Strait 11mm
 
 
Tritia corniculum (Olivi, 1792)
Galicia to Morocco, Mediterranean
S. Spain 11-16mm
Tritia corniculum (Olivi, 1792)
Galicia to Morocco, Mediterranean
Corsica 15-16mm
 
 
Tritia nitida (Jeffreys, 1867)
Mediterranean
Adriatic 32-35mm
Tritia burchardi (Dunker in Philippi, 1849)
Queensland to W. Australia, Tasmania
New South Wales 9,5-12mm [Sydney form]
 
 
Tritia reticulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Norway to Canaries, Madeira to Black Sea
G_NASS_012 NW. France 27mm
Tritia reticulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Norway to Canaries, Madeira to Black Sea
G_NASS_044 S. France 21-29mm
Tritia incrassata (Ström, 1768)
Norway & Iceland to Canaries, Black Sea
G_NASS_036 S. Spain 15mm
 
 
Tritia incrassata (Ström 1768)
Norway & Iceland to Canaries, Black Sea
Krimea 10-11mm
Tritia incrassata (Ström, 1768)
Norway & Iceland to Canaries, Black Sea
G_NASS_016 W. France 16mm
Tritia incrassata (Ström, 1768)
Norway & Iceland to Canaries, Black Sea
G_NASS_046 W. France 8-13mm
 
 
Tritia incrassata (Ström, 1768)
Norway & Iceland to Canaries, Black Sea
Corsica 7-9mm
Tritia pygmaea (Lamarck, 1822)
S. Norway to Mediterranean
G_NASS_047 W. France 8-10mm
Tritia pygmaea (Lamarck, 1822)
S. Norway to Mediterranean
S. Spain 8mm
 
 
Tritia vaucheri (Pallary, 1906)
Algarve to W. Mediterranean
S. Spain 10mm
Tritia louisi (Pallary, 1912)
Eastern Mediterranean
Cyprus 6mm
Tritia elata (Gould, 1845)
S. Africa to Alboran, Canaries
S. Spain 18mm
 
 
Tritia lima (Dillwyn, 1817)
Mediterranean & adjacent
Italy 14-16mm
Tritia lima (Dillwyn, 1817)
Mediterranean & adjacent
Italy 38mm
 
 
Tritia ovoidea (Locard, 1886)
NW. Spain to Alboran Sea
S. Spain 16mm
Tritia denticulata (A. Adams, 1852)
W. Africa to Alboran Sea
S. Spain 28-30mm
 
 
Tritia grana (Lamarck, 1822)
West Mediterranean
S. Spain 14mm
Tritia cuvierii (Payraudeau, 1826)
Canaries and Madeira to Mediterranean
Malta 12-14mm
Tritia cuvierii (Payraudeau, 1826)
Canaries and Madeira to Mediterranean
W. France 13-14mm
 
 
Tritia unifasciata (Kiener, 1835)
Mediterranean
S. Spain 15mm
Tritia unifasciata (Kiener, 1835)
Mediterranean
Sardinia 16,5mm
Tritia unifasciata (Kiener, 1835)
Mediterranean
Crete 10mm
 
 
Tritia mutabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Galicia to W. Africa, to Black Sea, N. Red Sea, Canaries
G_NASS_043 S. France 32mm
Tritia mutabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Galicia to W. Africa, to Black Sea, N. Red Sea, Canaries
Corsica 22-24mm
Tritia mutabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Galicia to W. Africa, to Black Sea, N. Red Sea, Canaries
Italy 26mm
     
 
Tritia recidiva (von Martens, 1876)
Norway & Iceland to Canaries, Black Sea
S. Spain 15mm
   


  Unidentified

     
 
Unknown 15mm
   



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