Species under Olivella
n= 62
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Olivella acteocina
Olsson, 1956
Western Atlantic 0.4
Olivella alectona
(Duclos, 1835)
San Pedro dwarf olive East Pacific
Olivella amblia
(Watson, 1882)
Western Atlantic 0.82
Olivella ankeli
Díaz & Götting, 1990
Western Atlantic 0.85
Olivella arionata
Absalao, 2000
Western Atlantic 0.75
Olivella baetica
Carpenter, 1864
beatic dwarf olive Eastern Pacific
Olivella barbenthos
Recourt, 1989
Western Atlantic 0.85
Olivella biminiensis
Petuch, 2002
Western Atlantic 0.9
Olivella biplicata
(Sowerby I, 1825)
purple dwarf olive Eastern Pacific
Olivella bullula
(Reeve, 1850)
bubble dwarf olive Western Central Atlantic 1.02
Olivella careorugula
Absalao & Pimenta, 2003
Western Atlantic 0.6
Olivella costulata
Paulmier, 2007
Western Atlantic
Olivella dama
(Wood, 1828)
Eastern Central Pacific
Olivella dealbata
(Reeve, 1850)
whitened dwarf olive Western Central Atlantic 1.4
Olivella defiorei
Klappenbach, 1964
Western Atlantic 1.45
Olivella diodocus
(Marrat, 1871)
Western Atlantic 0.6
Olivella ephamilla
(Watson, 1882)
Western Atlantic 0.47
Olivella floralia
(Duclos, 1844)
rice olive Western Atlantic 1.5
Olivella formicacorsii
Klappenbach, 1962
Western Atlantic 1.15
Olivella fulgurata
(Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Western Central Pacific
Olivella fundarugata
Weisbord, 1962
Western Atlantic 0.8
Olivella fuscocincta
Dall, 1889
Western Atlantic 0.95
Olivella guildingii
(Reeve, 1850)
Western Atlantic 0.9
Olivella hyphala
Absalao & Pimenta, 2003
Western Atlantic 1.2
Olivella inusta
Sowerby III, 1915
Western Atlantic 0.7
Olivella kifos
Macsotay & Campos, 2001
Western Atlantic 1.9
Olivella klappenbachi
Absalao & Pimenta, 2003
Western Atlantic 0.6
Olivella lactea
(Marrat, 1871)
Adele's dwarf olive Western Atlantic 1.3
Olivella lepta
(Duclos, 1835)
Western Pacific
Olivella macgintyi
Olsson, 1956
Western Atlantic 1.18
Olivella marginelloides
Paulmier, 2007
Western Atlantic
Olivella marmosa
Olsson & McGinty, 1958
Western Atlantic 0.54
Olivella mayabe
Espinosa & Ortea, 1998
Western Atlantic 1.06
Olivella mica
(Duclos, 1835)
Western Atlantic 0.9
Olivella microspira
Paulmier, 2007
Western Atlantic
Olivella miliola
(d'Orbigny, 1842)
Western Atlantic 0.45
Olivella minuta
(Link, 1807)
minute dwarf olive Western Atlantic 1.2
Olivella miriadina
(Duclos, 1835)
Western Atlantic 0.6
Olivella moorei
Abbott, 1951
Western Atlantic 0.8
Olivella mutica
(Say, 1822)
variable dwarf olive Western Atlantic 1.72
Olivella myrmecoon
Dall, 1912
Western Atlantic 0.5
Olivella nivea
(Gmelin, 1791)
snowy dwarf olive Western Atlantic 3.4
Olivella olssoni
Altena, 1971
Western Atlantic 0.8
Olivella orejasmirandai
Klappenbach, 1986
Western Atlantic 0.8
Olivella perplexa
Olsson, 1956
puzzling dwarf olive Western Atlantic 0.5
Olivella petiolita
(Duclos, 1844)
Western Atlantic 1.8
Olivella plata
(Ihering, 1908)
Western Atlantic 1
Olivella puelcha
(Duclos, 1835)
Western Atlantic 1.3
Olivella pulicaria
(Marrat, 1871)
Western Central Pacific
Olivella pura
(Reeve, 1850)
Western Atlantic 0.8
Olivella pusilla
(Marrat, 1871)
tiny dwarf olive Western Atlantic 1.1
Olivella riosi
Klappenbach, 1991
Western Atlantic
Olivella rosolina
(Duclos, 1835)
Western Atlantic 0.82
Olivella rotunda
Dall, 1889
Western Atlantic 2.5
Olivella santacruzence
Castellanos & Fernández, 1965
Western Atlantic 0.45
Olivella scurra
(Marrat, 1871)
Western Atlantic 0.9
Olivella stegeri
Olsson, 1956
Western Atlantic 1.12
Olivella tehuelcha
(Duclos, 1835)
Western Atlantic 1
Olivella thompsoni
Olsson, 1956
Western Atlantic 1.1
Olivella vitilia
(Watson, 1882)
Western Atlantic 0.66
Olivella volutelloides
(Marrat, 1871)
Western Atlantic 0.8
Olivella watermani
McGinty, 1940
Western Atlantic 1.5
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