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Cylichna cylindracea (Pennant, 1777)

139476  (

Bulla convoluta Brocchi, 1814 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Bulla cylindracea Pennant, 1777 · unaccepted (original combination)
Bulla cylindrica Bruguière, 1792 · unaccepted (synonym)
Bulla oliva Gmelin, 1791 · unaccepted (synonym)
Bulla producta T. Brown, 1827 · unaccepted (synonym)
Cylichna elongata Locard, 1886 · unaccepted (synonym)
Cylichna producta (T. Brown, 1827) · unaccepted (synonym)


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(of Bulla cylindracea Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology, vol. IV. Crustacea. Mollusca. Testacea. <em>London.</em> i-viii, 1-154, pls. 1-93., available online at
page(s): 100 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Cylichna cylindracea (Pennant, 1777). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-07-20
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z

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original description  (of Cylichna elongata Locard, 1886) Locard, A. (1886). <i>Prodrome de malacologie française. Catalogue général des mollusques vivants de France. Mollusques marins</i>. Lyon: H. Georg & Paris: Baillière. x + 778 pp. , available online at
page(s): 71, 533 [details]   

original description  (of Bulla cylindracea Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology, vol. IV. Crustacea. Mollusca. Testacea. <em>London.</em> i-viii, 1-154, pls. 1-93., available online at
page(s): 100 [details]   

original description  (of Bulla cylindrica Bruguière, 1792) Bruguière, J. G. (1789-1792). <i>Encyclopédie méthodique ou par ordre de matières. Histoire naturelle des vers</i>, volume 1. Paris: Pancoucke. Pp. i-xviii, 1-344 [Livraison 32, June 1789]; 345-757 [Livraison 48, 13 Feb. 1792] [Dates after Evenhuis, 2003, <i>Zootaxa</i>, 166: 37; <i>Zootaxa</i>, 207, some modified by Evenhuis & Petit 2003 Zootaxa 207:1-4]. , available online at [details]   

original description  (of Bulla oliva Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin, J. F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. <em>Systema Naturae. Linneaeus (ed.). Ed. 13.</em> 1: pars. 6., available online at [details]   

original description  (of Bulla producta T. Brown, 1827) Brown, T. (1827). Illustrations of the conchology of Great Britain and Ireland. Drawn from nature. <em>W.H. Lizars and D. Lizars, Edinburgh and S. Highley, London.</em> 144 pp., 52 pls., available online at [details]   

original description  (of Cylichna cylindracea var. linearis Jeffreys, 1867) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864]. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst. , available online at
page(s): 416 [details]   

original description  (of Bulla convoluta Brocchi, 1814 †) Brocchi, G. (1814). Conchiologia fossile subapennina con osservazioni geologiche sugli apennini e sul suolo adiacente. Tomo Secondo. pp. 241-712, pls 1-16. Dalla Stamperia Reale, Milano, 1814., available online at
page(s): 277-278, 635, pl. 1, fig. 7a, b [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213., available online at [details]   

additional source Gofas, S., Afonso, J.P. & Brandào, M. (1985). Conchas e Moluscos de Angola = Coquillages et Mollusques d'Angola. [Shells and molluscs of Angola]. Universidade Agostinho / Elf Aquitaine Angola: Angola. 140 pp. Printed without date. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Rolán E. (2005). Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda. <em>ConchBooks.</em> Hackenheim. ISBN 3-325319-73-2. 455 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Ceulemans, L.; Van Dingenen, F.; Landau B. M. (2018). The lower Pliocene gastropods of Le Pigeon Blanc (Loire-Atlantique, northwest France). Part 5 – Neogastropoda (Conoidea) and Heterobranchia (<i>fine</i>). <em>Cainozoic Research.</em> 18(2): 89-176.
page(s): 124, pl. 7 fig. 11 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Howson, C.M. & B.E. Picton. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 


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