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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColus islandicus (Mohr, 1786) 
AphiaID: 138902

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColus Röding, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusus islandicus (Mohr, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusus islandicus Chemnitz, 1780 (unavailable name: published in a work rejected by ICZN direction 1)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusus obesus Sowerby G.B. III, 1880 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex islandicus Mohr, 1786 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeptunia islandica (Mohr, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeptunia islandica var. gallica Locard, 1896 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTritonium islandicum (Mohr, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTritonium islandicum var. sulcata Middendorff, 1849 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIjslandse slanke noordhorens  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorShetlands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Scotland [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Coast of England [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (19 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Range: 77°N to 36.8°N; 92°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland, East Greenland; Canada; Canada: Baffin Island, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Quebec; USA: Massachusetts, New York, Virginia [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution  Colus gracilis as well as C. islandicus were imported from northern parts by fishers. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138902
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2010-07-19 15:09:49Z  checked  Fraussen, Koen
  
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  Citation: Fraussen, K.; Gofas, S. (2014). Colus islandicus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138902 on 2014-10-24
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