The classification of Columbella dormitor with description of a new genus Minipyrene (Mollusca, Gastropoda)
Columbella dormitor Sowerby, 1844, was placed by the malacologists in the genera Columbella, Pyrene, Parametaria (all Columbellidae), and in Mitromorpha (Turridae). It is a rare species, living in deeper water in the southern Caribbean. The species belongs to the Columbellidae; however, it is different from all existing genera. A new taxon is erected for the species, Minipyrene.
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Coomans, H.E. (1967). The classification of Columbella dormitor with description of a new genus Minipyrene (Mollusca, Gastropoda). Beaufortia, 14(168), 71–80.