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Carlos de la Torre y Huerta, Cuban malacologist and paleontologist (Matanzas 15 May 1858 – La Habana 19 February 1950)


Internationally known as one of great names in all the time malacology


Enunciated concepts about comparative osteology of fishes


DESCRIBED TAXA

Mollusca

Genera/Subgenera (with Bartsch)

Aguayotudora 1941

Annularodella 1941

Annularodisca 1941

Bermudezia 1941

Bermudezsiphona 1941

Chondropomisca 1938

Chondropomodes 1938

Chondrothyrella 1938

Cubadamsiella 1941

Cubitasiphona 1941

Cyclocubana 1942

Cylindrosiphona 1941

Dallsiphona 1941

Eutudorex 1941

Fossularia 1941

Foveothyra 1938

Guajaibona 1941

Gundlachtudora 1941

Gutierrezium 1938

Hendersonida 1938

Hendersonina 1938

Hendersonoma 1938

Incidostoma 1942

Juannularia 1941

Limadora 1941

Limadorex 1941

Liracyclotus 1942

Lugarenia 1941

Mirisiphon 1941

Opisthocoelex 1941

Opisthocoelium 1941

Opisthocoelops 1941

Plicathyra 1938

Plicathyrella 1938

Scobinapoma 1938

Solutapex 1941

Subannularia 1941

Tudorina 1941

Turripoma 1938

Turrithyra 1938

Turrithyretes 1938

Wrightudora 1941

Xenopomoides 1941

Alone

Oligomita 1950

Species

About 280

Subspecies

About 150

Fossil Mammalia (with Matthew 1915)

Genera

Mesocnus

Microcnus

Miocnus

Pisces

Valid species

Benthocometes claudei 1930


HONOURS

Life Member, American Museum of Natural History of New York (1911)

Doctor Honoris Causa, Harvard University (1912)

Doctor Honoris Causa, Friedrich Schiller University, Germany (1938)

Honorary Member, Washington Academy of Sciences (1939)


HONORS 

Torreornis Barbour & Peters 1927 (Aves)

Torreana Avram 1977 (Arachnida)

Torreina Palmer 1934 (Foraminifera)

Torrechrysias Moreno 1936 (Mollusca)

Torrecoptis Bartsch 1943 (Mollusca)

Torreviana Aguayo 1943 (Mollusca)

Torrella Henderson & Bartsch 1920 (Mollusca)

Torrellisca Henderson & Bartsch 1920 (Mollusca)

Torreites Palmer 1933 (Mollusca)

Torrestrongylus Vigueras 1935 (Nematoda)



His nephew, Alfredo Arturo de La Torre y Callejas, malacologist and paleontologist (La Habana 12 November 1917 – 29 November 2002)


DESCRIBED MOLLUSCA TAXA

Genera (with Jaume 1972)

Acrocoptis

Amphistemma

Anafecoptis

Arangocoptis

Asthenocoptis

Bermudezicoptis

Bialasmus

Blaincoptis

Callocoptis

Capillacea

Carcinostemma

Cavicoptis

Cenocoptis

Centralia

Clenchicoptis

Cylindrocoptis

Garciacoptis

Geminicoptis

Gravicoptis

Heterocoptis

Johaniceramus

Juanocoptis

Levicoptis

Levistemma

Mimiaxis

Nodulia

Organocoptis

Orienticoptis

Palenquecoptis

Pfeiffericoptis

Planostemma

Poeycoptis

Sagracoptis

Scalaricoptis

Teneria

Tenuistemma

Trilamellaxis

Uncinicoptis

Ventricochlis

Species

About 230

Subspecies

About 100