NARMS taxon details

Eulimidae R. A. Philippi, 1853

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Pherusidae Locard, 1886 · unaccepted (type genus a junior homonym of...)  
type genus a junior homonym of Pherusa Oken, 1807, and several others
Genus Aclis Lovén, 1846
Genus Acrochalix Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Genus Batheulima F. Nordsieck, 1968
Genus Bathycrinicola Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Genus Bulimeulima Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Genus Campylorhaphion Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Genus Chileutomia Tate & Cossmann, 1898
Genus Costaclis Bartsch, 1947
Genus Crinolamia Bouchet & Warén, 1979
Genus Crinophtheiros Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Genus Curveulima Laseron, 1955
Genus Discaclis Moolenbeek & Warén, 1987
Genus Echineulima Lützen & C. Nielsen, 1975
Genus Enteroxenos Bonnevie, 1902
Genus Entocolax Voigt, 1888
Genus Entoconcha J. Müller, 1852
Genus Ersilia Monterosato, 1872
Genus Eulima Risso, 1826
Genus Eulitoma Laseron, 1955
Genus Fuscapex Warén, 1981
Genus Fusceulima Laseron, 1955
Genus Haliella Monterosato, 1878
Genus Halielloides Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Genus Hemiaclis G. O. Sars, 1878
Genus Hemiliostraca Pilsbry, 1917
Genus Megadenus Rosén, 1910
Genus Melanella Bowdich, 1822
Genus Mucronalia A. Adams, 1860
Genus Nanobalcis Warén & Mifsud, 1990
Genus Niso Risso, 1826
Genus Oceanida de Folin, 1870
Genus Ophieulima Warén & Sibuet, 1981
Genus Ophiolamia Warén & Carney, 1981
Genus Parastilbe Cossmann, 1900
Genus Parvioris Warén, 1981
Genus Pelseneeria Koehler & Vaney, 1908
Genus Pisolamia Bouchet & Lützen, 1976
Genus Polygireulima Sacco, 1892
Genus Rectilabrum Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Genus Sabinella Monterosato, 1890
Genus Sticteulima Laseron, 1955
Genus Stilifer Broderip, 1832
Genus Umbilibalcis Bouchet & Warén, 1986
Genus Vitreolina Monterosato, 1884

Genus Acicularia Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Crinophtheiros Bouchet & Warén, 1986 (unaccepted > junior homonym, junior homonym of Acicularia d'Archiac, 1837 [Porifera] and several others)
Genus Auriculigerina Dautzenberg, 1925 accepted as Chileutomia Tate & Cossmann, 1898
Genus Balcis Leach, 1847 accepted as Melanella Bowdich, 1822
Genus Leiostraca H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 accepted as Eulima Risso, 1826 (Invalid: junior objective synonym of Eulima, with the same type species.)
Genus Stilbe Jeffreys, 1884 accepted as Parastilbe Cossmann, 1900 (preoccupied by Stilbe de Kay, 1842 (Pisces); Parastilbe is a replacement name)
Genus Strombiformis da Costa, 1778 accepted as Eulima Risso, 1826 (Invalid: placed on the Official Index by ICZN Opinion 1718)
Genus Stylifer P. Fischer, 1864 accepted as Stilifer Broderip, 1832 (unaccepted > unjustified emendation, unjustified emendation [incorrect subsequent spelling in Broderip, 1832])
Genus Subularia Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Eulima Risso, 1826
recent + fossil
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2023). MolluscaBase. Eulimidae R. A. Philippi, 1853. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2023) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2023-09-22
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2023). European Register of Marine Species. Eulimidae R. A. Philippi, 1853. Accessed at: on 2023-09-22
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original description  (of Pherusidae 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): 572 [details]   

basis of record Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J.-P. (2005). Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. <em>Malacologia.</em> 47 (1-2): 1-397. [20 July]., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Warén, A. (1984). A generic revision of the family Eulimidae (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia). <em>Journal of Molluscan Studies.</em> suppl 13: 1-96. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

status source Takano, T.; Kano, Y. (2014). Molecular phylogenetic investigations of the relationships of the echinoderm-parasite family Eulimidae within Hypsogastropoda (Mollusca). <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 79: 258-269., available online at
note: States that Eulimidae are a member of superfamily Vanikoroidea, on the basis of sequence data. This placement implies synonymy of the superfamilies Eulimoidea and Vanikoroidea.  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
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Dutch spieshorens [from synonym]glanshorens  [details]