Shell Family of Taiwan
Volutidae 渦螺科 contain38 species in Taiwan,show16 - 30
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Volutidae 渦螺科Shell medium to large in size. Spire usually high and shell thick. Surface smooth or axially ribbed but seldom spiral sculptured. Aperture broad and inner to columellar lips covered with callus and carries columellar folds. Majority of members lacks operculum. Radula with only central tooth or accompanied with a single lateral tooth on both sides.
Senitfic Name
Chinese Name
 Fulgoraria hamillei sinica   Shikama, 1967  
 Fulgoraria hirasei   (Sowerby III, 1912)  
 Fulgoraria humerosa 木紋渦螺  Rehder, 1969  
 Fulgoraria kaneko kaneko   Hirase, 1922  
 Fulgoraria magna   Kuroda & Habe, 1950  
 Fulgoraria mentiens   (Fulton, 1940)  
 Fulgoraria minima 小渦螺  Bondarev, 1994  
 Fulgoraria pratasensis 東沙渦螺  (Lan, 1997)  
 Fulgoraria rupestris 閃電渦螺  (Gmelin, 1791)  
 Lyria cassidula 頭盔渦螺  (Reeve, 1849)  
 Lyria kurodai 玉米渦螺  (Kawamura, 1964)  
 Lyria leslieboschae   Emersom & Sage, 1986  
 Lyria rex 台灣渦螺  Hirase, 1908  
 Melo aethiopica   Linnaeus, 1758  
 Melo amphora   Lightfoot, 1786