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Epitonium hispidulum (Monterosato, 1874)

139726  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:139726)

accepted
Species
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Monterosato T. A. (di) (1874 (luglio)). Recherches conchyliologiques, effectuées au Cap Santo Vito, en Sicile. (Traduz. dall'italiano di H. Crosse). Journal de Conchyliologie 22 (3) : 243-282 (luglio) 22 (4), available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15661963
page(s): 264 [details]   

(ofScalaria hispidula Monterosato, 1874) Monterosato T. A. (di) (1874 (luglio)). Recherches conchyliologiques, effectuées au Cap Santo Vito, en Sicile. (Traduz. dall'italiano di H. Crosse). Journal de Conchyliologie 22 (3) : 243-282 (luglio) 22 (4), available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15661963
page(s): 264 [details]   
Note Originally described from Cape San Vito and...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Originally described from Cape San Vito and Palermo, Sicily and Napoli, S. Italy; restricted to Palermo, Sicily, from lectotype designated by Bouchet & Warén (1986) [details]
Distribution Eastern Atlantic, from Bay of Biscay to Morocco, the Canary Is. and the Azores. Western Mediterranean. Gorringe seamount,...  
Distribution Eastern Atlantic, from Bay of Biscay to Morocco, the Canary Is. and the Azores. Western Mediterranean. Gorringe seamount, very rare at 485 m.  [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Epitonium hispidulum (Monterosato, 1874). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=139726 on 2018-02-19
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original description Monterosato T. A. (di) (1874 (luglio)). Recherches conchyliologiques, effectuées au Cap Santo Vito, en Sicile. (Traduz. dall'italiano di H. Crosse). Journal de Conchyliologie 22 (3) : 243-282 (luglio) 22 (4), available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15661963
page(s): 264 [details]   

original description  (ofScalaria hispidula Monterosato, 1874) Monterosato T. A. (di) (1874 (luglio)). Recherches conchyliologiques, effectuées au Cap Santo Vito, en Sicile. (Traduz. dall'italiano di H. Crosse). Journal de Conchyliologie 22 (3) : 243-282 (luglio) 22 (4), available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15661963
page(s): 264 [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bouchet, P. & Warén, A. (1986). Revision of the Northeast Atlantic bathyal and abyssal Aclididae Eulimidae, Epitonidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda). Bollettino Malacologico. suppl. 2: 297-576., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/140762
page(s): 504-505 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Biology Type of larval development: planktotrophic, inferred from multispiral protoconch. [details]

Diagnosis Shell small (2-5 mm). Protoconch of three whorls with a subsutural thread. Teleoconch with 4 convex whorls and a moderately deep suture, with thin axial ribs forming characteristic spiny projections situated at the upper two-thirds of the whorls; interspaces completely smooth. Colour of protoconch dark brown, of teleoconch white with a diffuse brownish band on the last whorl on fresh specimens.

This unmistakable species only resembles Epitonium tryoni (de Boury, 1913) which has similar ribs with spines situated at some distance fro the suture, but differs in having a conspicuous spiral sculpture on the interspaces.
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Distribution Eastern Atlantic, from Bay of Biscay to Morocco, the Canary Is. and the Azores. Western Mediterranean. Gorringe seamount, very rare at 485 m.  [details]

Type locality Originally described from Cape San Vito and Palermo, Sicily and Napoli, S. Italy; restricted to Palermo, Sicily, from lectotype designated by Bouchet & Warén (1986) [details]

From other sources
Subgenus (Epitonium) [details]
 

To MNHN Molluscs Type collection (2000-4184)
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To MNHN Molluscs Type collection (2000-4256)
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[hosted externally; from synonym]