The Family Personidae Gray, 1854

    Taxonomic arrangement follows that of Thomas Henning and Jens Hemmen (1993) as modified by A. G. Beu  (1998). Shells pictured are not shown to scale. The normal size range for each species (if known) appears at the bottom of the page containing the image.

Beu, A.G., 1998. Indo-West Pacific Ranellidae, Bursidae and Personidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) A monograph of the New Caledonian fauna and revisions of related taxa. Mémoires du  Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle Tome 178. Éditions du Muséum, Paris. pp 1-255 + ii unpaginated.

Henning, T. and J. Hemmen, 1993.  Ranellidae and Personidae of the world. Verlag Christa Hemmen, Wiesbaden, pp. 1-263, incl. 30 pls.

Personiade Genera



Distorsio anus (Linnaeus, 1758) - type species

Distorsomina pusilla (Pease, 1861) - type species



Distorsionella lewisi (Beu, 1978) - type species

Personopsis grasi (Bellardi in d'Ancona, 1873) - type species