Cancellate cantharus Cantharus cancellarius, from here.

Belongs within: Pisaniidae.

Cantharus is a genus of whelks with impressed sutures and angular whorls. The type species is the Tranquebar goblet C. tranquebaricus, native to the Indian Ocean and now established in the Mediterranea Sea.

Cantharus Röding 1798BR05 [incl. Anna Risso 1826W94, Muricantharus Olsson & Strong 1971W94]
|--*C. tranquebaricus (Gmelin 1791) [=Buccinum tranquebaricum; incl. C. globularis Röding 1798]BR17
|--C. aurithulus (Link 1807)S11
|--C. balteatus (Reeve 1846) [=Buccinum balteatum]H09
|--C. cancellarius (Conrad 1846)D88
|--C. cecillei (Philippi 1844)ZC10
|--C. curtisianus (Smith 1884) [=Tritonidea curtisiana]H09
|--C. dorbignyi [=Buccinum dorbignyi, Cancellaria orbignyi]PH90
|--C. isotomus (Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon 1834)MG-H11
|--C. karinae Usticke 1959BC01
|--*Anna’ massena Risso 1826P66
|--C. melanostoma (Sowerby 1825)KF22
|--C. mollis (Gould 1860) [=Pisania mollis]H09
|--C. multangulus (Conrad 1846)D88
| |--C. m. multangulusBC01
| `--C. m. grandanus Abbott 1986BC01
|--‘Pseudoneptunea’ panamica [=*Muricantharus panamicus]W94
|--C. viverratusPP64
`--C. waterhouseae (Brazier 1896) [=Clathurella waterhouseae]B96

*Type species of generic name indicated


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[BR17] Bouchet, P., J.-P. Rocroi, B. Hausdorf, A. Kaim, Y. Kano, A. Nützel, P. Parkhaev, M. Schrödl & E. E. Strong. 2017. Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. Malacologia 61 (1–2): 1–526.

[BC01] Boyko, C. B., & J. R. Cordeiro. 2001. Catalog of Recent type specimens in the Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History. V. Mollusca, part 2 (class Gastropoda [exclusive of Opisthobranchia and Pulmonata], with supplements to Gastropoda [Opisthobranchia], and Bivalvia). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 262: 1–170.

[B96] Brazier, J. 1896. A new genus and three new species of Mollusca from New South Wales, New Hebrides, and Western Australia. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 21 (3): 345–347.

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[KF22] Kantor, Y. I., A. E. Fedosov, A. R. Kosyan, N. Puillandre, P. A. Sorokin, Y. Kano, R. Clark & P. Bouchet. 2022. Molecular phylogeny and revised classification of the Buccinoidea (Neogastropoda). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 194 (3): 789–857.

[MG-H11] McEnnulty, F. R., K. L. Gowlett-Holmes, A. Williams, F. Althaus, J. Fromont, G. C. B. Poore, T. D. O’Hara, L. Marsh, P. Kott, S. Slack-Smith, P. Alderslade & M. V. Kitahara. 2011. The deepwater megabenthic invertebrates on the western continental margin of Australia (100–1100 m depths): composition, distribution and novelty. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 80: 1–191.

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[PH90] Petit, R. E., & M. G. Harasewych. 1990. Catalogue of the superfamily Cancellarioidea Forbes and Hanley, 1851 (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia). Nautilus 103 (Suppl. 1): 1–69.

[P66] Powell, A. W. B. 1966. The molluscan families Speightiidae and Turridae: An evaluation of the valid taxa, both Recent and fossil, with lists of characteristic species. Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum 5: 1–184, pls 1–23.

[S11] Simone, L. R. L. 2011. Phylogeny of the Caenogastropoda (Mollusca), based on comparative morphology. Arquivos de Zoologia 42 (4): 161–323.

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[ZC10] Zhang, S., & Z. Chen. 2010. Species composition and faunal characteristics of Buccinacea (Mollusca, Gastropdoa) of the Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea. In: China-Russia Bilateral Symposium: Proceedings of the China-Russia Bilateral Symposium of “Comparison on Marine Biodiversity in the Northwest Pacific Ocean”, 10–11 October 2010, Qingdao (China) pp. 117–118. Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; A. V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology, Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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