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Obeliscus H. Beck, 1837

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Obeliscus (Rectobelus) H. B. Baker, 1927· accepted, alternate representation
Species Obeliscus abbotti Vanatta, 1918
Species Obeliscus agassizi Pilsbry, 1906
Species Obeliscus bacterionides (d'Orbigny, 1835)
Species Obeliscus binneyi Pilsbry, 1907
Species Obeliscus blandianus Pilsbry, 1907
Species Obeliscus boitata Simone & Salvador, 2016
Species Obeliscus carphodes (L. Pfeiffer, 1855)
Species Obeliscus clavus Pilsbry, 1906
Species Obeliscus columella (Philippi, 1844)
Species Obeliscus diegoi Espinosa, Herrera-Uría & Ortea, 2017
Species Obeliscus haplostylus (L. Pfeiffer, 1848)
Species Obeliscus hendersoni Pilsbry, 1906
Species Obeliscus latispira Pilsbry, 1944
Species Obeliscus latus Pilsbry, 1906
Species Obeliscus maximus (Poey, 1854)
Species Obeliscus moderatus Pilsbry, 1933
Species Obeliscus nanus Haas, 1951
Species Obeliscus obeliscus (S. Moricand, 1834)
Species Obeliscus pattalus Pilsbry, 1906
Species Obeliscus peregrinus (L. Pfeiffer, 1855)
Species Obeliscus planospirus (L. Pfeiffer, 1855)
Species Obeliscus pusilla (Adams, 1866)
Species Obeliscus rectus H. B. Baker, 1927
Species Obeliscus riparia (L. Pfeiffer, 1854)
Species Obeliscus scalplockensis Pierce, 2014 †
Species Obeliscus simpsoni Pilsbry, 1906
Species Obeliscus strictus (Poey, 1853)
Species Obeliscus subuliformis (Moricand, 1836)
Species Obeliscus swiftianus (L. Pfeiffer, 1852)
Species Obeliscus sylvaticus (Spix, 1827)
Species Obeliscus virescens (Da Costa, 1898)

Species Obeliscus owengriffithsi Thach & F. Huber, 2017 (taxon inquirendum, debated synonym)

Subgenus Obeliscus (Rectobelus) H. B. Baker, 1927 represented as Obeliscus H. Beck, 1837

Subgenus Obeliscus (Dolicholestes) Pilsbry, 1906 accepted as Dolicholestes Pilsbry, 1906 (superseded combination)
Subgenus Obeliscus (Microbelicus) Weyrauch, 1964 accepted as Nannobeliscus Weyrauch, 1967
Subgenus Obeliscus (Nannobeliscus) Weyrauch, 1967 accepted as Nannobeliscus Weyrauch, 1967
Subgenus Obeliscus (Protobeliscus) Pilsbry, 1906 accepted as Protobeliscus Pilsbry, 1906 (original rank)
Subgenus Obeliscus (Stenogyra) Shuttleworth, 1854 accepted as Stenogyra Shuttleworth, 1854
Species Obeliscus blandi (L. Pfeiffer, 1854) accepted as Coeliaxis blandi (L. Pfeiffer, 1854)
Species Obeliscus cuneus (L. Pfeiffer, 1852) accepted as Protobeliscus cuneus (L. Pfeiffer, 1852) (basionym)
Species Obeliscus jousseaumei Cousin, 1887 accepted as Protobeliscus jousseaumei (Cousin, 1887)
Species Obeliscus lymneaeformis Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901 accepted as Euonyma lymneaeformis (Melvill & Ponsonby, 1901) (original combination)
Species Obeliscus natalensis Burnup, 1905 accepted as Euonyma natalensis (Burnup, 1905) (original combination)
Species Obeliscus octogyrus (L. Pfeiffer, 1856) accepted as Stenogyra octogyra (L. Pfeiffer, 1856) (superseded combination)
Species Obeliscus terebraster (Lamarck, 1822) accepted as Stenogyra terebraster (Lamarck, 1822) (unaccepted combination)
Species Obeliscus triptyx (Pilsbry, 1907) accepted as Ischnocion triptyx (Pilsbry, 1907)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Bulimus (Obeliscus) H. Beck, 1837) Beck, H. (1837). Index molluscorum praesentis aevi musei principis augustissimi Christiani Frederici. 1-124. Hafniae [Copenhagen]., available online at
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original description  (of Bulimus (Obeliscus) H. Beck, 1837) Beck, H. (1837). Index molluscorum praesentis aevi musei principis augustissimi Christiani Frederici. 1-124. Hafniae [Copenhagen]., available online at
page(s): 61 [details]   

original description  (of Obeliscus (Rectobelus) H. B. Baker, 1927) Baker, H. B. (1927). The Mollusca collected by the University of Michigan-Williamson Expedition in Venezuela, part V. <em>Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology of the University of Michigan.</em> 182: 36 pp, pl. 20-26. Ann Arbor.
page(s): 6 [details]   

basis of record Breure, A. S. H. & Araujo, R. (2017). The Neotropical land snails (Mollusca, Gastropoda) collected by the “Comisión Científica del Pacífico.”. <em>PeerJ.</em> 5, e3065., available online at
page(s): 92 [details]   

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