Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.


Name Relationship
Mollusca Preferred
Carinaropsidae Ulrich & Scofield, 1897 Synonym
Doringina Ihering, 1929
Arctoë Risso 1826
Concho-Lepas Solander 1786
Jukes-Brownia Cossmann 1920
Euomphalopteridae Koken, 1896
Nevésta Barrande 1881
Wüstia Honigmann, 1909
Wyville-Thomsonia Crosse 1885
Saint-Simoniana Locard 1889
D'Orbignya Tate in Tate-Woodward, 1868
Forskahlia Smith, 1879
Pseudomülleria Pilsbry, 1911
Lörentheya Lörenthey, 1902
Burungaëlla Preston 1914
Belemno-Sepia Buckland 1835
Plectonotidae Boucot & Y ochelson, 1966
Remeleoceras Hyatt in Eastman-Zittel, 1900
Labroëna Lindholm 1927
Reineckeceras Gillet 1924
Fågotiana Bourguignat 1884
Endocostea-Haenleinia Toula 1912
Rossmässleriana Locard, 1890
Aëthedoris Abraham 1877
Milneedwardsiana Bourguignat, 1877
Saint-Simonia Bourguignat 1880
Calliostoma-Photinula Strebel 1908
Calirrhoe Reichenbach 1828
Gwyn-Jeffreysia Crosse 1885
Rossmässleriana Bourguignat 1881
Nectophyllirhoë Hoffmann 1922
Schlutericeras Hyatt, 1903
Schlutericeras Collignon, 1938
Schlütericeras Hyatt, 1903
Wustia Honigmann 1909
Schaufhautlia Cipolla, 1932
Nordenskjöldia Wilckens 1910
Schlütericeras Collignon 1938
Zeanoë Gray 1852
Cyreno-cyclas Agassiz 1846
Milne-Edwardsiana Bourguignat 1877
Lysinoë Adams 1855
Milne-Edwardsia Bourguignat 1877
Pseudomulleria Pilsbry, 1911
Pseudogardenia Tomlin 1930
Arctoa Herrmannsen 1846
Gyrorbis Moquin-Tandon 1856
Schafthäutlia Cossmann 1897
Muelleria Philippi 1853
Muelleria Férussac, 1824
Mikenoëlla Preston 1914
Serpularia Roemer 1843
Näia Swainson 1840
Münsteria Deslongchamps 1835
Mülleria Férussac, 1824
Törnquistes Lemoine 1910
Mikonoella Pfeffer 1931
Gonodon Schafhäutl, 1863
Rhabdoëna Kobelt in Martini & Chemnitz, 1902
Zenoë Gray 1852
Schlüteria Rollier 1922
Macroön Pilsbry in Tryon & Pilsbry, 1891
Apoëcus Möllendorff in Martini & Chemnitz, 1902
Calirrhoa Paetel 1875
Forscalia Paetel 1888
Milne-Edwarsia Sacco 1897
Callirhoë Montfort 1808
Niaea Mörch, 1853
Schaufhäutlia Cipolla 1932
Forskälia Adams 1854
Mweruëlla Haas 1936
Forskåhlia Smith 1879
Niaa Lea, 1836
Döringina Ihering 1929
Schröteria Tryon 1862
Lorentheya Loerenthey, 1902
Schaufhaeutlia Cipolla, 1932
Helëuchus Herrmannsen 1847
Callirrhoa Herrmannsen 1846
Munsteria Deslongchamps, 1835
Schluteria Rollier, 1922
Mendaña Baker 1938
Schroteria Tryon, 1862
Niäa Lea 1836
Gonodus Musketov, 1913
Remeléceras Hyatt 1894
Milneedwarsia Sacco, 1897
Helenchus Gray 1847
Calliroe Herrmannsen 1846
Pseudoön Simpson 1900


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