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Family: Ellobiidae cassidula and pythia snails (See list of species below)

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77 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Allochroa affinis
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Allochroa bronni
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Allochroa layardi
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Auriculastra duplicata
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Auriculastra incrassata
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Auriculastra saccata
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Auriculastra subula
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Auriculinella bidentata
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Blauneria heteroclita
[left-hand melampus]


Cassidula aurisfelis
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Cassidula labrella
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Cassidula nucleus
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Cassidula philippinarum
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Cassidula schmackeriana
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Cassidula sowerbyana
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Cassidula vespertilionis
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Creedonia succinea
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Cylindrotis quadrasi
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Ellobium aurisjudae
[Judas ear crassidula]


Ellobium aurismidae
[Midas ear crassidula]
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Ellobium dominicense
[white melampus]
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Laemodonta bella
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Laemodonta cubensis
[Cuba dwarf pedipes]
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Laemodonta exaratoides
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Laemodonta monilifera
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Laemodonta octanfracta
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Laemodonta punctigera
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Laemodonta siamensis
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Laemodonta striata
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Laemodonta typica
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Leuconopsis manningi
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Leuconopsis novimundi
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Leuconopsis pacifica
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Leuconopsis rapanuiensis
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Marinula pepita
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Melampus albus
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Melampus bidentatus
[eastern melampus]
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Melampus bullaoides
[bubble melampus]
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Melampus coffea
[coffee melampus]
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Melampus cristatus
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Melampus edentulus
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Melampus fasciatus
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Melampus flavus
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Melampus floridanus
[Florida melampus]
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Melampus lividus
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Melampus luteus
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Melampus massauensis
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Melampus monile
[Caribbean melampus]
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Melampus morrisoni
[clark's melampus]
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Melampus nucleolus
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Melampus olivaceus
[California melampus]
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Melampus paranus
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Melampus parvulus
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Melampus pascus
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Melampus sincaporensis
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Melampus striatus
[land snail]
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Micromelampus siamensis
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Microtralia occidentalis
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Microtralia ovulum
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Myosotella denticulata
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Myosotella myosotis
[mouse-eared snail]
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Ophicardelus sulcatus
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Ovatella firminii
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Pedipes angulatus
[angular pedipes]
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Pedipes jouani
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Pedipes mirabilis
[miraculous pedipes]
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Pedipes ovalis
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Pedipes unisulcatus
[one-groove pedipes]
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Pleuroloba quoyi
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Pseudomelampus exiguus
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Pythia imperforata
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Pythia pantherina
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Pythia scarabaeus
[common pythia]
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Pythia trigona
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Tralia costata
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Tralia ovula
[egg melampus]
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Tralia sculpta
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77 Species of Family Ellobiidae
(cassidula and pythia snails)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Allochroa affinis Western Central Pacific
Allochroa bronni Western Central Pacific
Allochroa layardi Central Pacific
Auriculastra duplicata Western Central Pacific
Auriculastra incrassata Western Central Pacific
Auriculastra saccata Western Central Pacific
Auriculastra subula Western Pacific 2 SHL
Auriculinella bidentata Mediterranean Sea.
Blauneria heteroclita left-hand melampus Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Cassidula aurisfelis Western Central Pacific
Cassidula labrella Western Indian Ocean
Cassidula nucleus Western Central Pacific
Cassidula philippinarum Western Central Pacific
Cassidula schmackeriana Western Central Pacific
Cassidula sowerbyana Western Central Pacific
Cassidula vespertilionis Western Central Pacific
Creedonia succinea Western Atlantic. 0.43 DL
Cylindrotis quadrasi Western Central Pacific
Ellobium aurisjudae Judas ear crassidula Indo-West Pacific. 6 SHL
Ellobium aurismidae Midas ear crassidula Indo-West Pacific. 10 SHL
Ellobium dominicense white melampus Western Atlantic. 2.7 DL
Laemodonta bella Eastern Central Pacific
Laemodonta cubensis Cuba dwarf pedipes Western Atlantic. 0.35 DL
Laemodonta exaratoides Northwest Pacific
Laemodonta monilifera Western Central Pacific
Laemodonta octanfracta Western Central Pacific
Laemodonta punctigera Western Central Pacific
Laemodonta siamensis Western Central Pacific
Laemodonta striata Indo-Pacific.
Laemodonta typica Western Central Pacific
Leuconopsis manningi Eastern Atlantic. 0.21 DL
Leuconopsis novimundi Western Atlantic. 0.35 DL
Leuconopsis pacifica Southwest Pacific
Leuconopsis rapanuiensis Southeast Pacific
Marinula pepita Southeast Pacific
Melampus albus Western Pacific
Melampus bidentatus eastern melampus Western Atlantic. 2 NG
Melampus bullaoides bubble melampus Western Atlantic. 1.5 DL
Melampus coffea coffee melampus Western Atlantic. 2.3 NG
Melampus cristatus Western Central Pacific
Melampus edentulus Western Atlantic.
Melampus fasciatus Western Central Pacific.
Melampus flavus Central Pacific
Melampus floridanus Florida melampus Western Atlantic. 0.8 DL
Melampus lividus Eastern Central Pacific.
Melampus luteus Pacific Ocean.
Melampus massauensis Western Indian Ocean
Melampus monile Caribbean melampus Atlantic Ocean. 1.6 NG
Melampus morrisoni clark's melampus Western Atlantic. 1.77 DL
Melampus nucleolus Western Central Pacific
Melampus olivaceus California melampus Eastern Pacific.
Melampus paranus Western Atlantic. 0.7 DL
Melampus parvulus Western Central Pacific
Melampus pascus Southeast Pacific
Melampus sincaporensis Western Central Pacific
Melampus striatus land snail Indo-Pacific.
Micromelampus siamensis Western Central Pacific
Microtralia occidentalis Western Atlantic.
Microtralia ovulum Western Atlantic. 0.36 DL
Myosotella denticulata Mediterranean Sea.
Myosotella myosotis mouse-eared snail Atlantic Ocean, Eastern P 1.2 DL
Ophicardelus sulcatus Indo-West Pacific
Ovatella firminii Mediterranean Sea.
Pedipes angulatus angular pedipes Eastern Pacific.
Pedipes jouani Western Central Pacific
Pedipes mirabilis miraculous pedipes Atlantic Ocean. 0.6 DL
Pedipes ovalis Western Atlantic. 0.35 NG
Pedipes unisulcatus one-groove pedipes Eastern Pacific.
Pleuroloba quoyi Western Pacific
Pseudomelampus exiguus Mediterranean Sea.
Pythia imperforata Western Central Pacific
Pythia pantherina Western Central Pacific
Pythia scarabaeus common pythia Indo-Pacific. 3.5 SHL
Pythia trigona Western Central Pacific
Tralia costata Western Central Pacific
Tralia ovula egg melampus Atlantic Ocean. 1.6 NG
Tralia sculpta Western Central Pacific



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