Atys

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Atys
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Orthogastropoda
Superorder:Heterobranchia
Order:Opisthobranchia
Suborder:Cephalaspidea
Superfamily:Haminoeoidea
Family:Haminoeidae
Genus:Atys
Species

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Atys (Montfort, 1810) is a genus of gastropod, also known as the Atys Bubble Shells. All species are herbivores.

  • Atys angustatus Smith, 1972
  • Atys beberkiriana Martin, 1906
  • Atys blainvilliana Récluz, 1843 (probably a synonym of Atys jeffreysi)
  • Atys brocchii Michelotti, 1847
    • Distribution : Mediterranean, Turkey
  • Atys caribaeus d'Orbigny, 1841. Also known as Caribbean Glassy-bubble, Sharp’s Paper-bubble
    • Distribution : Florida, Caribbean, Brazil, Western Atlantic Ocean.
    • Length : 11 mm
    • Description : found at depths up to 183 m; small ovate white shell, narrowing toward the apex; sunken spire; body whorl has spiral grooves at the edges; narrow aperture
  • Atys casta Carpenter, 1864 Clean Glassy-bubble
  • Atys chelidon Melvill, 1912
  • Atys cheverti Brazier, 1879
  • Atys chimera Baker & Hanna, 1927
    • Distribution : Baja Californica, Mexico
    • Length : 7 mm
  • Atys constrictus Habe, 1952
  • Atys convexa Preston, 1908
  • Atys costulosa Pease, 1869
  • Atys curta A. Adams, 1850 Striate Bubble
  • Atys cylindrica Hinds, 1779
    • Distribution : Indo-Pacific
    • Length : 30 mm
    • Description : Thin, fragile, subcylindrical shell with sunken apex. Color is white or very light brown. it may have a few brown axial lines.
  • Atys dactylus Hedley, 1899
  • Atys darnleyensis Brazier, 1879
  • Atys debilis Pease, 1871
    • Distribution : Hawaii
    • Length : 10 mm
    • Description : on sandy bottoms where they burrow through the sand with their flattened headshield for food like small crustaceans.
  • Atys dubiosa Brazier, 1879
  • Atys ehrenbergi A. Issel, 1869 (possibly = Atys naucum)
    • Distribution : Red Sea
    • Length : 11 mm
  • Atys flavovirens Melvill & Standen, 1903
  • Atys fukuokaensis Habe
  • Atys guildingi Sowerby II, 1869 Guildin’s Atys
  • Atys hyalina Watson, 1883
  • Atys jeffreysi Weinkauff, 1868
  • Atys kekele Pilsbry, 1920
  • Atys kuhnsi Pilsbry, 1917
  • Atys liriope Hertlein & Strong, 1951
    • Distribution : California, Mexico
    • Length : 10 mm
  • Atys lithensis Sturany, 1903
  • Atys macandrawii E.A. Smith, 1872
    • Distribution : Caribbean, Brazil, Eastern Atlantic Ocean, Azores, Canaries, Cape Verde Islands
    • Length : 7.3 mm
    • Description : found at depths of up to 75 m
  • Atys mirandae Smith, 1872
  • Atys multistriata Schepman, 1913
    • Distribution : Micronesia, Philippines
    • Length : 12 mm
    • Description : short headshield, broadened anteriorly, with internal black eyes. Short posterior lobes. Triangulate parapodia cover the anterior of the shell; short, rounded tail; The translucent Hancock’s organs appear as a thin low profile ridge. Translucent white animal with brown spots and clusters of opaque white dots; thin, elongate, ovoid shell; inner margin of the outer lip extends above the apex; slightly curved columella; deep umbilicus behind the fold
  • Atys muscaria Gould, 1859
  • Atys naucum Linnaeus, 1758 White Nut Sheath Bubble, Pacific Nut Sheath Bubble
    • Distribution : Indo-Pacific (excluding the Red Sea), Australia
    • Length : 22-50 mm
    • Description : common species; light brown inflated bubble shell;: the brown color comes from the periostracum, covering the shell; this flakes off when the snail dies; juveniles have lengthwise brown wavy lines on the shell.
  • Atys neglecta Preston, 1908
  • Atys nonscriptus Clean-slate Glassy-bubble
  • Atys obscuratus Dall, 1896 Obscure Glassy-bubble
    • Distribution : North Carolina
    • Length : 4 mm
  • Atys okamotoi Habe, 1952
  • Atys pacei Preston, 1908
  • Atys palmarum Hedley, 1912
  • Atys porcellana Gould, 1859
  • Atys pransa Hedley, 1904
  • Atys pulchra, Brazier, 1879
  • Atys reliquua Iredale, 1936
  • Atys riiseanus Mörch, 1875
    • Distribution : Florida, Caribbean, Brazil
    • Length : 13 mm
    • Description : found at depths up to 90 m
  • Atys sandersoni Dall, 1881
    • Distribution : North Carolina, Cuba, Pnama, Brazil
    • Length : 8 mm
  • Atys scrobiculata A. Adams, 1862
  • Atys semistriata Pease, 1860 Variably Banded Atys, Variable Banded Bubble
    • Distribution : West Pacific
    • Length : 6 mm
  • Atys submalleata Smith, 1904
  • Atys supracancellata Schepman, 1913
  • Atys vixumbilicata Preston, 1908
  • Atys xarifae Marcus, 1959Template:Invertebrate-stub
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