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{{Taxobox
name = Acanthina
image = Naturalis Biodiversity Center - RMNH.MOL.198045 - Acanthina monodon (Pallas, 1774) - Muricidae - Mollusc shell.jpeg
image_caption = Acanthina monodon shells
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Mollusca
classis = Gastropoda
unranked_superfamilia= clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
superfamilia = Muricoidea
subfamilia = Ocenebrinae
familia = Muricidae
genus = Acanthina
genus_authority = Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
synonyms_ref =
synonyms =
  • Monoceros Lamarck, 1809 (Invalid: junior homonym of Monoceros Lacépède, 1798 Pisces and others)
  • Rudolpha Schumacher, 1817
  • Unicornus Montfort, 1810

Acanthina, common name the unicorn snails, is a genus of small predatory sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.Houart, R. (2010). Acanthina Fischer von Waldheim, 1807. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=377980 on 2010-12-08

Habitat

These snails live in the intertidal zone.

Species

Species within the genus Acanthina:
  • Acanthina monodon (Pallas, 1774)
  • Acanthina unicornis (Bruguière, 1789)
; Species brought into synonymy :
  • Acanthina paucilirata now Acanthinucella paucilirata
  • Acanthina punctulata now Acanthinucella punctulata
  • Acanthina lugubris now Mexacanthina lugubris
  • Acanthina spirata now Acanthinucella spirata
  • Acanthina angelica Oldroyd, 1918 : synonym of Mexacanthina angelica (Oldroyd, 1918)
  • Acanthina costata Fischer, 1807 : synonym of Acanthina monodon (Pallas, 1774)
  • Acanthina imbricata Fischer, 1807 : synonym of Acanthina monodon (Pallas, 1774)
  • Acanthina laevigata Fischer, 1807 : synonym of Acanthina monodon (Pallas, 1774)
  • Acanthina tyrianthina Berry, 1957 : synonym of Mexacanthina lugubris (Sowerby, 1821)

  • McLean, James H., 1978 ‘’Marine Shells of Southern California’’, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Museum, Science Series 24, Revised Edition: 1-104
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