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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 139959

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 editorVetigastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFissurelloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFissurellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginulinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula Lamarck, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula conica Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula elata Libassi, 1759
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula emendata Adams A. & Sowerby G.B. II in Sowerby G.B. II, 1863 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura var. elata Jeffreys, 1865 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura var. incurva Jeffreys, 1865 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura var. subdepressa Jeffreys, 1865 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula laevis Récluz, 1843 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula muelleri Forbes & Hanley, 1849 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula reticulata Sowerby J., 1813 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula tenuis Récluz, 1843 (dubious synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatella fissura Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
page(s): 784 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorslidset albueskæl  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgeruite napslak  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorslit limpetUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpink slit limpet [from synonym]  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoremarginule  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhjelmsnegl  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhjelmsnigel  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorslitsskalsnäcka  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura var. elata Jeffreys, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura var. incurva Jeffreys, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura var. subdepressa Jeffreys, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmarginula fissura (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Celtic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScilly Isles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Denmark
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFaeroes [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of France [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanaries [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [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 editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChannel Islands [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDorset [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Coast of England [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of England [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [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 (228 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 USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Type of larval development: short planktonic, non-planktotrophic as usual in Vetigastropoda and Patellogastropoda [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Shell up to 15 mm long, with oval contour and elevated, conical profile, apex situated in the posterior third, never overhanging the posterior margin. Sculpture of numerous low radial ribs, alternating stronger and weaker, crossed by comarginal cordlets which are attenuated on the top of the ribs. Slit narrow and deep. Colour white. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Eastern Atlantic, from Norway to Morocco and the Canary Is.; rare in the Western Mediterranean; from nearshore to ca. 150 m in the northern part of the range, generally deeper than 100 m in the south. Moderately common on Gorringe, Josephine, Ampère and Seine seamounts, 96-335 m [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality not specified [cited localities England and Algeria, the latter likely to correspond to a common Mediterranean species and not to the accustomed usage of the name fissura [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Piani (1984) has demonstrated that there is no reason to prefer the name E. reticulata Sowerby, 1813 over the older Patella fissura Linnaeus, 1758. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Emarginula fissura (Linnaeus, 1758)Shell from Gorringe seamount,  36°31'N, 11°38'W, 350-360 m, 'Seamount 1' DE09, (actual size 8.2 mm)
Emarginula fissura (Li...
Emarginula fissura (Linnaeus, 1758)Shell from southern Spain (actual size 10.0 mm).
Emarginula fissura (Li...
To MNHN Type collection
To MNHN Type collection
[image hosted externally; from synonym]

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:139959
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Emarginula fissura. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=139959 on 2014-12-20
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