Species under Alvania
n= 114
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Alvania aartseni
Verduin, 1986
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania aeoliae
Palazzi, 1988
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania alboranensis
Peñas & Rolán, 2006
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania algeriana
(Monterosato, 1877)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania amatii
Oliverio, 1986
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania arubensis
Jong & Coomans, 1988
Western Atlantic 0.16
Alvania aspera
(Philippi, 1844)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania auberiana
(d'Orbigny, 1842)
West Indian alvania Western Atlantic 0.18
Alvania balearica
Oliver & Templado, 2009
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania beani
(Hanley, 1844)
Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Alvania bermudensis
Faber & Moolenbeek, 1987
Western Atlantic 0.26
Alvania bicingulata
(Seguenza, 1903)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania brychia
(Verrill, 1884)
Arctic and Northwest Atlantic
Alvania campta
(Dall, 1927)
Western Atlantic 0.36
Alvania cancellata
(Da Costa, 1778)
Mediterranean
Alvania canonica
(Dall, 1927)
Western Atlantic 0.25
Alvania carinata
Mighels & Adams, 1842
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania cimex
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania cimicoides
(Forbes, 1844)
Mediterranean
Alvania cingulata
(Philippi, 1836)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania clarae
(Nofroni & Pizzini, 1991)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania clathrella
(Seguenza, 1903)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania claudioi
Buzzurro & Landini, 2007
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania clossophilus
Oberling, 1970
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania colombiana
Romer & Moore, 1988
Western Central Atlantic 0.13
Alvania compacta
(Carpenter, 1864)
Northeast Pacific
Alvania consociella
Monterosato, 1884
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania corona
Nordsieck, 1972
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania crystallina
(Garrett, 1873)
Western Central Pacific
Alvania curacaoensis
Jong & Coomans, 1988
Western Central Atlantic 0.13
Alvania dalmatica
Buzzurro & Prkic, 2007
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania datchaensis
Amati & Oliverio, 1987
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania deboeri
Jong & Coomans, 1988
Western Atlantic 0.39
Alvania debruynei
Faber & Moolenbeek, 2004
Western Atlantic 0.12
Alvania dejongi
Faber & Moolenbeek, 2004
Western Central Atlantic 0.11
Alvania deliciosa
(Jeffreys, 1884)
Atlantic Ocean 0.2
Alvania dianiensis
Oliverio, 1988
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania dictyophora
(Philippi, 1844)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania dipacoi
Giusti Fr. & Nofroni, 1989
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania discors
(Allan, 1818)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania disparilis
Monterosato, 1890
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania dorbignyi
(Audouin, 1826)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania electa
(Monterosato, 1874)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania elegantissima
(Monterosato, 1875)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania elisae
Margelli, 2001
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania emaciata
(Mörch, 1876)
Western Atlantic 0.24
Alvania faberi
Jong & Coomans, 1988
Western Central Atlantic 0.15
Alvania fischeri
(Jeffreys, 1884)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania fractospira
(Oberling, 1970)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania gagliniae
Amati, 1985
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania garrafensis
Peñas & Rolán, 2008
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania geryonia
(Nardo, 1847)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania gradata
(Orbigny, 1842)
Western Central Atlantic 0.24
Alvania guesti
Faber & Moolenbeek, 1987
Western Atlantic 0.18
Alvania hallgassi
Amati & Oliverio, 1985
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania herwigia
(Castellanos & Fernández, 1974)
Western Atlantic 0.1
Alvania hirta
(Monterosato, 1884)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania hispidula
(Monterosato, 1884)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania imperspicua
(Pallary, 1920)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania isolata
(Laseron, 1956)
Western Central Pacific
Alvania jeffreysi
(Waller, 1864)
Atlantic Ocean 0.23
Alvania josefoi
Oliver & Templado, 2009
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania kermadecensis
(Oliver, 1915)
Southwest Pacific
Alvania lactea
(Michaud, 1932)
Mediterranean
Alvania lampra
(Dall, 1927)
Western Atlantic 0.36
Alvania lanciae
(Calcara, 1845)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania latior
(Mighels & Adams, 1842)
Western Atlantic 0.2
Alvania lineata
Risso, 1826
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania litoralis
(Nordsieck, 1972)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania lucinae
Oberling, 1970
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania mamillata
Risso, 1826
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania meridioamericana
Weisbord, 1962
Western Atlantic 0.3
Alvania microglypta
Haas, 1943
fine-cut alvania East Pacific
Alvania moerchi
(Collins, 1886)
Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic
Alvania moerchii
(Collin, 1886)
Atlantic and Pacific Ocean 0.33
Alvania moolenbeeki
Jong & Coomans, 1988
Western Central Atlantic 0.08
Alvania nestaresi
Oliverio & Amati, 1990
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania ogasawarana
(Pilsbry, 1904)
Western Pacific
Alvania oliverioi
Buzzurro, 2003
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania precipitata
(Dall, 1889)
Western Central Atlantic 0.4
Alvania pseudoareolata
Waren, 1974
Canada 0.24
Alvania punctura
(Montagu, 1803)
Northeast Atlantic, Arctic and the Mediterranean
Alvania rosana
Bartsch, 1911
Santa Rosa alvania East Pacific
Alvania rudis
(Philippi, 1844)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania sanjuanensis
Bartsch, 1920
Canada
Alvania scabra
(Philippi, 1844)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania schwartziana
Brusina, 1866
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania scrobiculata
(Möller, 1842)
Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic 0.34
Alvania sculptilis
(Monterosato, 1877)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania semistriata
(Montagu, 1808)
Mediterranean
Alvania settepassii
Amati & Nofroni, 1985
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania simulans
Locard, 1886
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania sleursi
(Amati, 1987)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania solida
(Adams, 1850)
Western Atlantic 0.22
Alvania sororcula
Granata-Grillo, 1877
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania spinosa
(Monterosato, 1890)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania stenolopha
Bouchet & Warn, 1993
Northeast Atlantic
Alvania subareolata
Monterosato, 1869
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania subcrenulata
(Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1884)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania subsoluta
(Aradas, 1847)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania syngenes
(Verrill, 1884)
Western Atlantic 0.3
Alvania tarsodes
(Watson, 1886)
Northeast Atlantic
Alvania tessellata
Weinkauff, 1868
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania testae
(Aradas & Maggiore, 1844)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania turkensis
Faber & Moolenbeek, 2004
Western Atlantic 0.12
Alvania valeriae
Absalao, 1994
Western Atlantic 0.24
Alvania vermaasi
van Aartsen, 1975
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania verrilli
(Friele, 1886)
Atlantic Ocean 0.29
Alvania villarii
Micali, Tisselli & Giunchi, 2005
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania weinkauffi
Weinkauff, 1868
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania wyvillethomsoni
(Friele, 1877)
Atlantic Ocean 0.38
Alvania xanthias
(Watson, 1886)
Western Atlantic
Alvania zetlandica
(Montagu, 1815)
Mediterranean Sea
Alvania zylensis
Gofas & Warén, 1982
Mediterranean Sea
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