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Epitoniidae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812)

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Family
Ianthinidae · unaccepted ( 19th century authors used...)  
19th century authors used indifferently the spellings Janthina / Ianthina and Janthinidae / Ianthinidae. The nomenclaturally valid name is Janthinidae, but the spelling Ianthinidae has remained sporadically in use throughout the 20th century.
Iodeidae Leach, 1847 · unaccepted (unavailable name)
Recluziidae Iredale & McMichael, 1962 · unaccepted (nomen nudum)
Scalidae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 · unaccepted (synonym)
Stenacmidae Pilsbry, 1945 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym

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  1. Genus Acirsa Mörch, 1857
  2. Genus Acrilla H. Adams, 1860
  3. Genus Acrilloscala Sacco, 1890
  4. Genus Alexania Strand, 1928
  5. Genus Alora H. Adams, 1861
  6. Genus Amaea H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  7. Genus Boreoscala Kobelt, 1902
  8. Genus Cavoscala Whitfield, 1892 †
  9. Genus Cerithiscala de Boury, 1887 †
  10. Genus Chuniscala Thiele, 1928
  11. Genus Circuloscala de Boury, 1886 †
  12. Genus Cirsotrema Mörch, 1852
  13. Genus Clathroscala de Boury, 1890
  14. Genus Clathrus Agassiz, 1837 †
  15. Genus Claviscala de Boury, 1909
  16. Genus Confusiscala de Boury, 1909 †
  17. Genus Couthouyella Bartsch, 1909
  18. Genus Crebriscala de Boury, 1909
  19. Genus Cycloscala Dall, 1889
  20. Genus Cylindriscala de Boury, 1909
  21. Genus Eccliseogyra Dall, 1892
  22. Genus Eglisia Gray, 1842
  23. Genus Epidendrium A. Gittenberger & E. Gittenberger, 2005
  24. Genus Epifungium A. Gittenberger & E. Gittenberger, 2005
  25. Genus Epitonium Röding, 1798
  26. Genus Filiscala de Boury, 1911
  27. Genus Foratiscala de Boury, 1887 †
  28. Genus Fragilopalia Azuma, 1972
  29. Genus Funiscala de Boury, 1890
  30. Genus Gibboscala Kollmann, 2005 †
  31. Genus Globiscala de Boury, 1909
  32. Genus Goniscala Marwick, 1943 †
  33. Genus Gregorioiscala Cossmann, 1912
  34. Genus Gyroscala de Boury, 1887
  35. Genus Iphitus Jeffreys, 1883
  36. Genus Janthina Röding, 1798
  37. Genus Kurodacirsa Masahito & T. Habe, 1975
  38. Genus Liapinella Guzhov, 2006 †
  39. Genus Mammiscala de Boury, 1909
  40. Genus Minabescala T. Nakayama, 1994
  41. Genus Murdochella H. J. Finlay, 1926
  42. Genus Narrimania Taviani, 1984
  43. Genus Narvaliscala Iredale, 1936
  44. Genus Opalia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  45. Genus Opaliopsis Thiele, 1928
  46. Genus Papuliscala de Boury, 1911
  47. Genus Periapta Bouchet & Warén, 1986
  48. Genus Plicacerithium Gerasimov, 1992 †
  49. Genus Propescala Cotton & Godfrey, 1931
  50. Genus Proscala Cossmann, 1912 †
  51. Genus Punctiscala de Boury, 1890
  52. Genus Recluzia Petit de la Saussaye, 1853
  53. Genus Rectacirsa Iredale, 1936
  54. Genus Rutelliscala Kilburn, 1985
  55. Genus Sthenorytis Conrad, 1863
  56. Genus Striatiscala de Boury, 1909
  57. Genus Surrepifungium A. Gittenberger & E. Gittenberger, 2005
  58. Genus Tenuiscala de Boury, 1887
  59. Genus Tumidiacirsa de Boury, 1911
  60. Genus Turriscala de Boury, 1890 †
  61. Genus Variciscala de Boury, 1909
  62. Genus Achates Gistel, 1848 accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798 (unnecessary substitute name for Janthina)
  63. Genus Aciona Leach, 1815 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (objective synonym)
  64. Subfamily Acirsinae Cossmann, 1912 accepted as Epitoniidae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812)
  65. Subfamily Acrillinae Jousseaume, 1912 accepted as Epitoniidae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812)
  66. Genus Acutiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  67. Genus Alexandria Tomlin, 1926 accepted as Alexania Strand, 1928 (invalid: junior homonym of Alexandria Pfeffer, 1881 [Echinodermata]; Alexania and Tomlinula are replacement names)
  68. Genus Amethistina [sic] accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798 (misspelling for Ametistina Schinz, 1825)
  69. Genus Ametistina Schinz, 1825 accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798 (suppressed by ICZN Opinion 989)
  70. Genus Amiciscala de Boury, 1912 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  71. Genus Anguliscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  72. Genus Arctoscala Dall, 1909 accepted as Boreoscala Kobelt, 1902 (objective synonym)
  73. Genus Asperiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  74. Genus Avalitiscala de Boury, 1912 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  75. Genus Caloscala Tate, 1885 † accepted as Cirsotrema Mörch, 1852 (synonym)
  76. Genus Cinctiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  77. Genus Cingulacirsa Higo & Goto, 1993 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  78. Subfamily Cirsotrematinae Jousseaume, 1912 accepted as Epitoniidae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812)
  79. Subfamily Clathroscalinae Cossmann, 1912 accepted as Epitoniidae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812)
  80. Genus Clathrus Oken, 1815 accepted as Clathrus Agassiz, 1837 † (unavailable name: published in a work placed on the Official Index)
  81. Genus Compressiscala Masahito & T. Habe, 1976 accepted as Gregorioiscala Cossmann, 1912 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  82. Genus Connexiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798
  83. Genus Coroniscala de Boury, 1909 † accepted as Cirsotrema (Coroniscala) de Boury, 1909 † represented as Cirsotrema Mörch, 1852
  84. Genus Crenuliscala Iredale, 1936 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798
  85. Genus Crisposcala de Boury, 1886 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  86. Genus Cyclostoma Lamarck, 1799 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  87. Genus Dannevigena Iredale, 1936 accepted as Cirsotrema (Dannevigena) Iredale, 1936 represented as Cirsotrema Mörch, 1852 (original rank)
  88. Genus Delicatiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  89. Genus Depressiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798
  90. Genus Dulciscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798
  91. Genus Elegantiscala de Boury, 1911 † accepted as Cirsotrema Mörch, 1852
  92. Subfamily Epitoniinae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812) accepted as Epitoniidae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812)
  93. Genus Evolutiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  94. Genus Ferminoscala Dall, 1908 accepted as Amaea H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (synonym)
  95. Genus Foliaceiscala de Boury, 1912 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  96. Genus Foraceiscala [sic] accepted as Foliaceiscala de Boury, 1912 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (unaccepted > misspelling)
  97. Genus Fragiliscala M. Azuma, 1962 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  98. Genus Fuscoscala Sacco, 1890 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798
  99. Genus Glabriscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  100. Genus Graciliscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium (Graciliscala) de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium (Laeviscala) de Boury, 1909 represented as Epitonium Röding, 1798
  101. Genus Gradatiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  102. Genus Granuliscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Opalia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (synonym)
  103. Genus Gregoriiscala [sic] accepted as Gregorioiscala Cossmann, 1912 (original misspelling)
  104. Genus Gregorioscala [sic] accepted as Gregorioiscala Cossmann, 1912 (misspelling)
  105. Subfamily Gyroscalinae Jousseaume, 1912 accepted as Epitoniidae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812)
  106. Genus Habea Kuroda, 1943 accepted as Alexania Strand, 1928 (uncertain synonym)
  107. Genus Hartungia Bronn, 1861 † accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798
  108. Genus Heligmope Tate, 1893 † accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798
  109. Genus Hemiacirsa de Boury, 1890 accepted as Acirsa Mörch, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  110. Genus Hirtoscala Monterosato, 1890 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  111. Genus Hyaloscala de Boury, 1890 accepted as Epitonium (Hyaloscala) de Boury, 1889 represented as Epitonium Röding, 1798
  112. Genus Ianthina accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798 (Ianthina is an emendation or an incorrect subsequent spelling of Janthina. It was used indifferently with Janthina by 19th century authors and has remained sporadically in use throughout the 20th century.)
  113. Genus Innesiscala de Boury, 1912 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  114. Genus Iodes Mörch, 1860 accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798
  115. Genus Iodina Mörch, 1860 accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798
  116. Genus Iphitella Thiele, 1925 accepted as Iphitus Jeffreys, 1883 (Unnecessary replacement name for Iphitus Jeffreys, by Thiele erroneously believed to be preoccupied by Iphitus Rafinesque, 1815; the latter, however, is a nomen nudum.)
  117. Genus Janthinus Montfort, 1810 accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798 (unjustified emendation of Janthina)
  118. Genus Janthoscala Mörch, 1875 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  119. Genus Jantina [sic] accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798 (misspelling)
  120. Genus Kallosinistrala Stilwell & Zinsmeister, 1992 † accepted as Acirsa Mörch, 1857
  121. Genus Kaneconcha Kaim, Tucholke & Warén, 2012 † accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798
  122. Genus Laeviscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium (Laeviscala) de Boury, 1909 represented as Epitonium Röding, 1798
  123. Genus Lamelliscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium (Lamelliscala) de Boury, 1909 represented as Epitonium Röding, 1798
  124. Genus Lampropalia Kuroda & Ko. Itô, 1961 accepted as Cylindriscala de Boury, 1909 (synonym)
  125. Genus Laniscala T. C. Lan, 1976 accepted as Cirsotrema Mörch, 1852 (synonym)
  126. Genus Lepidiscala de Boury, 1917 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  127. Genus Limiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  128. Genus Limniscala [sic] accepted as Limiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (incorrect subsequent spelling of Limiscala de Boury, 1909 by Dollfus, 1913)
  129. Genus Linctoscala Monterosato, 1890 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  130. Genus Lineoscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  131. Subfamily Lioatlantinae B. Dybowski & Grochmalicki, 1920 accepted as Epitoniidae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812)
  132. Genus Littoriniscala de Boury, 1887 † accepted as Amaea H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  133. Genus Mazescala Iredale, 1936 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  134. Genus Minutiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  135. Genus Nipponoscala Masahito & T. Habe, 1973 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  136. Genus Nitidiscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  137. Genus Nitidoscala [sic] accepted as Epitonium (Nitidiscala) de Boury, 1909 represented as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (unaccepted > misspelling, invalid: misspelling of Nitidiscala)
  138. Genus Nodiscala de Boury, 1890 accepted as Opalia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  139. Genus Notacirsa Finlay, 1926 accepted as Acirsa Mörch, 1857 (synonym)
  140. Genus Nystiella Clench & R. D. Turner, 1952 accepted as Opaliopsis Thiele, 1928 (synonym)
  141. Subfamily Opaliinae Cossmann, 1912 accepted as Epitoniidae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812)
  142. Genus Papyriscala de Boury, 1909 accepted as Epitonium (Papyriscala) de Boury, 1909 represented as Epitonium Röding, 1798
  143. Subfamily Papyriscalinae Jousseaume, 1912 accepted as Epitoniidae S. S. Berry, 1910 (1812)
  144. Genus Parajanthina Tomida & Itoigawa, 1982 † accepted as Janthina Röding, 1798
  145. Genus Parviscala de Boury, 1887 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  146. Genus Payebrosoma Tapparone Canefri, 1876 accepted as Psychrosoma Tapparone Canefri, 1876 accepted as Opalia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (misspelling)
  147. Genus Perlucidiscala de Boury, 1912 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  148. Genus Pictoscala Dall, 1917 accepted as Gyroscala de Boury, 1887 (synonym)
  149. Genus Plastiscala Iredale, 1936 accepted as Acirsa Mörch, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  150. Genus Plesioacirsa de Boury, 1909 accepted as Acirsa Mörch, 1857 (synonym)
  151. Genus Pliciscala de Boury, 1887 accepted as Opalia (Pliciscala) de Boury, 1887 represented as Opalia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  152. Genus Pomiscala Iredale, 1936 accepted as Gyroscala (Pomiscala) Iredale, 1936 accepted as Gyroscala de Boury, 1887
  153. Genus Problitora Wenz, 1939 accepted as Alexania Strand, 1928 (uncertain synonym)
  154. Genus Pseudacirsa Kobelt, 1903 accepted as Acirsa Mörch, 1857
  155. Genus Pseudoacirsa de Boury, 1909 accepted as Acirsa Mörch, 1857 (synonym)
  156. Genus Pseudostenorhytis [sic] accepted as Sthenorytis Conrad, 1863 (misspelling by Cossmann, 1912)
  157. Genus Pseudosthenorytis Sacco, 1891 accepted as Sthenorytis Conrad, 1863 (synonym)
  158. Genus Psychrosoma Tapparone Canefri, 1876 accepted as Opalia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  159. Genus Pudentiscala Iredale, 1936 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  160. Genus Pupiscala Masahito, Kuroda & Habe, 1971 accepted as Epitonium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  161. Genus Pustuliscala [sic] accepted as Papuliscala de Boury, 1911 (An incorrect subsequent spelling and/or a junior objective synonym of Papuliscala)
  162. Genus Resticuliscala de Boury, 1911 (unaccepted, emendation of Recticuliscala)
  163. Genus Rugatiscala Boury, 1913 † (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  164. Genus Sagamiscala Masahito, Kuroda & Habe, 1971 (unaccepted)
  165. Genus Scala Mörch, 1852 (unaccepted)
  166. Genus Scalaria Lamarck, 1801 (unaccepted)
  167. Genus Scalarus Montfort, 1810 (unaccepted, Unjustified emendation of Scalaria)
  168. Genus Scalatarius Duméril, 1805 (unaccepted, synonym)
  169. Genus Scalina Conrad, 1865 † (unaccepted, uncertain synonym)
  170. Genus Sculptifer Beu & Climo, 1974 (unaccepted, synonym)
  171. Genus Sodaliscala de Boury, 1909 (unaccepted, synonym)
  172. Genus Solutiscala de Boury, 1909 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, synonym)
  173. Genus Solvaclathrus Iredale, 1936 (unaccepted, synonym)
  174. Genus Sphaeroscala Monterosato, 1890 (unaccepted, synonym)
  175. Genus Spiniscala de Boury, 1900 (unaccepted, synonym)
  176. Genus Stenacme Pilsbry, 1945 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  177. Genus Stenorhyscala de Boury, 1912 (unaccepted, synonym)
  178. Genus Stenorhytis Cossmann, 1912 (unaccepted, unjustified emendation)
  179. Genus Stenorhytiscala de Boury, 1912 (unaccepted, synonym)
  180. Genus Sthenorytiscala de Boury, 1912 (unaccepted, synonym)
  181. Genus Stylotrochus G. Seguenza, 1876 (unaccepted > junior homonym, Invalid: junior homonym of Stylotrochus Haeckel, 1862 [Protozoa])
  182. Genus Teramachiacirsa Kuroda & Ko. Itô, 1961 (unaccepted, synonym)
  183. Genus Textiscala de Boury, 1911 † (unaccepted)
  184. Genus Tioria Marwick, 1928 † (unaccepted)
  185. Genus Tomlinula Strand, 1932 (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
  186. Genus Torquatiscala de Boury, 1912 (unaccepted, synonym)
  187. Genus Turbiniscala de Boury, 1912 (unaccepted, synonym)
  188. Genus Viciniscala de Boury, 1909 (unaccepted, synonym)
  189. Genus Violetta Iredale, 1929 (unaccepted)
  190. Genus Dentiscala de Boury, 1886 (uncertain)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Berry, S. S. (1910). [Review of] Report on a collection of shells from Peru, with a summary of littoral marine Mollusca of the Peruvian zoological province. By William Healey Dall, 1909, Proc. USNM, 37, pp. 147–294, pls. 20–28. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 23(10): 130-132.
page(s): 131 [details]   
Nomenclature Family names cited with two dates (the second one in parentheses) are those ruled by Article 40(2) of ICZN. "If ... a...  
Nomenclature Family names cited with two dates (the second one in parentheses) are those ruled by Article 40(2) of ICZN. "If ... a family-group name was replaced before 1961 because of the synonymy of the type genus, the replacement name is to be maintained if it is in prevailing usage. A name maintained by virtue of this Article retains its own author [and date, the first date cited] but takes the priority of the replaced name [the date cited in parentheses, here alluding to Scalariidae Lamarck, 1812]
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original description Berry, S. S. (1910). [Review of] Report on a collection of shells from Peru, with a summary of littoral marine Mollusca of the Peruvian zoological province. By William Healey Dall, 1909, Proc. USNM, 37, pp. 147–294, pls. 20–28. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 23(10): 130-132.
page(s): 131 [details]   

original description  (of Nystiellidae Clench & R. D. Turner, 1952) Clench, W. J. & Turner, R. D. (1952). The genera <i>Epitonium</i> (part 2), <i>Depressiscala</i>, <i>Cylindriscala</i>, <i>Nystiella</i> and <i>Solutiscala</i> in the Western Atlantic. <em>Johnsonia.</em> 2(31): 289-356., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41155986
page(s): 336 [details]   

taxonomy source Brown L.G. & Neville B.D. (2015). Catalog of the recent taxa of the families Epitoniidae and Nystiellidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) with a bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3907(1): 1-188., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3907.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (PeRMS) Ramírez, R.; Paredes, C.; Arenas, J. (2003). Moluscos del Perú. <em>Revista de Biologia Tropical.</em> 51(supplement 3): 225-284. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. <em>Malacologia.</em> 47 (1-2): 1-397. [20 July]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25127200 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Nomenclature Family names cited with two dates (the second one in parentheses) are those ruled by Article 40(2) of ICZN. "If ... a family-group name was replaced before 1961 because of the synonymy of the type genus, the replacement name is to be maintained if it is in prevailing usage. A name maintained by virtue of this Article retains its own author [and date, the first date cited] but takes the priority of the replaced name [the date cited in parentheses, here alluding to Scalariidae Lamarck, 1812]
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Dutch wenteltrapjes  [details]
English staircase shellsbubble shells [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish vindeltrappsnäckor  [details]

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