Juno’s volutes Scaphella junonia, copyright Tropic~7.

Belongs within: Volutoidea.

Scaphella is a genus of large volutes in which the terminal nucleus of the spire is very small, pointed and oblique (Oldroyd 1927).

<==Scaphella Swainson 1832BR05
    |--*S. junonia (Lamarck 1804)F27b, BC01 (see below for synonymy)
    |--S. arnheimi Rivers 1891 [=Voluta arnheimi]O27
    |--S. canaliculata (McCoy 1869) [=Voluta canaliculata]H09
    |--S. contoyensis Emerson & Old 1979BC01
    |--S. ellipsoideaF27b
    |--S. flavicans (Gmelin 1791)H09 [=Voluta flavicansH09; incl. V. flavicans var. tissotianaP79]
    |--S. macginnorum García & Emerson 1987BC01
    |--S. macrocephala Finlay 1927 [=Voluta capitata Tate 1889 non Perry 1811]F27b
    |--S. maculata Swainson 1822H09
    |--S. magnifica (Chemnitz 1795) [=Voluta magnifica]H09
    |--S. (Caricellopsis) matchetti Petuch & Sargent 2011PMB15
    |--S. nivosa (Lamarck 1804)H09 [=Voluta nivosaH09; incl. V. nivosa var. norrisiiP79, V. nivosa var. sophiaP79]
    |--S. perplicata (Hedley 1902) [=Voluta perplicata]H09
    |--S. pulchra (Sowerby 1825)H09 [=Voluta pulchraH09; incl. V. pulchra var. wisemaniP79]
    |--S. punctata (Swainson 1823) [=Voluta punctata]H09
    |--S. ruckeri (Crosse 1867)H09 [=Voluta piperata var. ruckeriH09, P79]
    |--S. rutila (Broderip 1825)H09 [=Voluta rutilaH09; incl. V. rutila var. innexaP79]
    |--S. spenceriana (Gatliff 1908) [=Voluta spenceriana]H09
    |--S. undulataF27a
    |--S. volva (Gmelin 1791) [=Voluta volva]H09
    `--S. zebra (Leach 1814)H09 [=Voluta zebraH09; incl. V. zebra var. lineataP79]

*Scaphella junonia (Lamarck 1804)F27b, BC01 [=Voluta junoniaF27b; incl. S. junonia butleri Clench 1953BC01, S. junonia johnstoneae Clench 1953BC01]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BR05] Bouchet, P., & J.-P. Rocroi. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia 47 (1–2): 1–397.

[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.

[F27a] Finlay, H. J. 1927a. A further commentary on New Zealand molluscan systematics. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 320–485.

[F27b] Finlay, H. J. 1927b. New specific names for austral Mollusca. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 488–533.

[H09] Hedley, C. 1909. The Marine Fauna of Queensland: Address by the President of Section D. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: Brisbane.

[O27] Oldroyd, I. S. 1927. The Marine Shells of the West Coast of North America vol. 2 pt 1. Stanford University Press: Stanford University (California).

[P79] Petterd, W. F. 1879. List of the Australian volutes. Journal of Conchology 2: 340–345.

[PMB15] Petuch, E. J., R. F. Myers & D. P. Berschauer. 2015. The Living and Fossil Busycon Whelks: Iconic Mollusks of Eastern North America. San Diego Shell Club, Inc.

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