Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Clade: Heterobranchia
Superfamily: Murchisonelloidea
Family: Murchisonellidae
Genus: Koloonella
Laseron, 1959 [1]
Type species
Eulimella moniliformis Hedley & Musson, 1891

Koloonella is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Murchisonellidae, the pyrams and their allies.[2]


Species within the genus Koloonella include:[2]

Species brought into synonymy

The species is Koloonella hawaiiensis Kay, 1979, considered valid in ITIS, but also listed as Eulimella hawaiiensis in Severns, 2011 [5] [6]


  1. Laseron, C. (1959). The family Pyramidellidae (Mollusca) from northern Australia. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 10 : 177-267, figs 1-213
  2. 1 2 Rosenberg, G. (2011). Koloonella Laseron, 1959. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=592621 on 2012-01-12
  3. OBIS: Koloonella angusta
  4. OBIS: Koloonella plunketti
  5. Sea Slugs of Hawaii : Koloonella hawaiiensis
  6. Mike Severns (2011), Shells of the Hawaiian Islands - The Land Shells, 459 pages, ConchBooks
External identifiers for Koloonella
ITIS 76022
WoRMS 592621


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