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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina janthina (Linnaeus, 1758)

140155

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Species
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(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHelix janthina Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pelagic, circumequatorial  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pelagic, circumequatorial [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Shell up to 4 cm, with angled whorls and a...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Shell up to 4 cm, with angled whorls and a slightly extended apex. The base is flatter and less rounded than in J. globosa. Violet in colour, with pale upper parts. Habitat: planktonic. Distribution: worldwide. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution The mollusc is pelagic and floating on surface  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution The mollusc is pelagic and floating on surface [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Range: 47°N to 40°S; 97°W to 0°W....  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Range: 47°N to 40°S; 97°W to 0°W. Distribution: Massachusetts to North Carolina, Florida; Florida: West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Louisiana, Texas; Mexico; Mexico: Yucatan State, Quintana Roo; Panama, Colombia, Venezuela; Venezuela: unlocalized; Bermuda, Cuba, Jamaica; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Brazil; Brazil: Ceara, Fernando de Noronha, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Trinidad Island, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina; Uruguay, oceanic [details]
Gofas, S. (2008). Janthina janthina (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140155 on 2017-11-17

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina fragilis Lamarck, 1801) Lamarck, J. B. (1801). Système des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux; Présentant leurs caractères essentiels et leur distribution, d'apres la considération de leurs rapports naturels et de leur organisation, et suivant l'arrangement établi dans les galeries du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, parmi leurs dépouilles conservées; Précédé du discours d'ouverture du Cours de Zoologie, donné dans le Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle l'an 8 de la République. published by the author and Deterville, Paris: viii + 432 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14117719
page(s): 89 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina bicolor Menke, 1828) Menke, K. T. (1828). Synopsis methodica molluscorum generum omnium et specierum earum, quae in Museo Menkeano adservantur; cum synonymia critica et novarum specierum diagnosibus. Menke, Pyrmont. xii + 91 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13119590
page(s): 28, 84 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina striulata var. contorta Carpenter, 1857) Carpenter P.P. (1857). Catalogue of the collection of Mazatlan Mollusca in the British Museum collected by Frederick Reigen. London, xvi + 552 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/61252
page(s): 186 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHelix janthina Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina (Achates) carpenteri Mörch, 1860) Mörch, O.A.L. (1859). Beiträge zur Molluskenfauna Central-Amerikas. Malakozoologische Blätter, 6: 102-126 [Stated date: Oct. 1859 on pp. 97, 129]  [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina striulata Carpenter, 1857) Carpenter P.P. (1857). Catalogue of the collection of Mazatlan Mollusca in the British Museum collected by Frederick Reigen. London, xvi + 552 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/61252 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina bicolor O. G. Costa, 1830) Costa O. G. (1830 ["1829"]) Catalogo sistematico e ragionato de' testacei delle Due Sicilie. Tipografia della Minerva, Napoli. pp. 1-8, i-cxxxii, pl. 1-3. [Work dated 1829 on title page, but published in 1830 according to Fasulo, 2013, Bollettino Malacologico 49: 101-103.], available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/catalogosistemat00cost
page(s): cvi [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHelix janthina Forsskål, 1775) Niebuhr C. (ed.) (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål, prof. Haun., post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae [Copengagen], Möller, pp. 1-19 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, 1 map. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18564 [details]   

basis of record Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

additional source Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 1992. Encyclopedia of Seashells. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 85 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Grove, S. 2011. The Seashells of Tasmania: A Comprehensive Guide. Taroona, Australia: Taroona Publications. [vi], 81.
page(s): 40 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina bicolor Menke, 1828) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina bicolor Menke, 1828) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

subsequent type designation  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina bicolor Menke, 1828) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666
page(s): 187; note: neotype designation [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina rotundata Dillwyn, 1840) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina fragilis Lamarck, 1801) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina fragilis Lamarck, 1801) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina balteata Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina balteata Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina violacea Röding, 1798) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina violacea Röding, 1798) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

subsequent type designation  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina violacea Röding, 1798) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666
note: neotype designation [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina communis Lamarck, 1822) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina communis Lamarck, 1822) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina penicephela Peron & Lesueur, 1807) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina penicephela Peron & Lesueur, 1807) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

subsequent type designation  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina penicephela Peron & Lesueur, 1807) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666
page(s): 187; note: neotype designation [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina striulata var. contorta Carpenter, 1857) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina affinis Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina affinis Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina africana Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina africana Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina casta Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina casta Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina caeruleata Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina caeruleata Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina depressa Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina depressa Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina fibula Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina fibula Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina grandis Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina grandis Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina involuta Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina involuta Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina smithiae Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina smithiae Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina trochoidea Reeve, 1858) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina trochoidea Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina (Achates) carpenteri Mörch, 1860) Carpenter P.P. (1857). Catalogue of the collection of Mazatlan Mollusca in the British Museum collected by Frederick Reigen. London, xvi + 552 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/61252 [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHelix janthina Forsskål, 1775) Yaron I., Schiotte T. & Wium-Andersen G. (1986). A review of molluscan taxa described by P. Forsskål and C. Niebuhr with citation of original descriptions, discussion of type-material available and selection of some lectotypes.. Steenstrupia, Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen 12(10)(1986): 157-200
note: Lectotype designated [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina bicolor var. conica Monterosato, 1878) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina auriculata Martens, 1904) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina roseola Reeve, 1858) Daccarett, E. Y. & Bossio, V. S. 2011. Colombian Seashells from the Caribbean Sea. L'Informatore Piceno. 384pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina roseola Reeve, 1858) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina striulata Carpenter, 1857) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina striulata Carpenter, 1857) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina (Achates) carpenteri Mörch, 1860) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina costae Mörch, 1860) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina (Achates) orbignyi Mörch, 1860) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina (Achates) orbignyi Mörch, 1860) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

subsequent type designation  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina (Achates) orbignyi Mörch, 1860) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666
page(s): 189; note: lectotype designation [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina bicolor var. major Monterosato, 1878) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina bicolor var. minor Monterosato, 1878) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

subsequent type designation  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHelix janthina Linnaeus, 1758) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666
page(s): 187; note: lectotype designation [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina planispirata A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina planispirata A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina vulgaris Gray, 1847) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina vulgaris Gray, 1847) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina britannica Forbes & Hanley, 1852) Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIanthina britannica Forbes & Hanley, 1852) Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of Janthina and Recluzia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). Records of the Australian Museum. 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   
 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Pelagic, circumequatorial [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Shell up to 4 cm, with angled whorls and a slightly extended apex. The base is flatter and less rounded than in J. globosa. Violet in colour, with pale upper parts. Habitat: planktonic. Distribution: worldwide. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution The mollusc is pelagic and floating on surface [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Range: 47°N to 40°S; 97°W to 0°W. Distribution: Massachusetts to North Carolina, Florida; Florida: West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Louisiana, Texas; Mexico; Mexico: Yucatan State, Quintana Roo; Panama, Colombia, Venezuela; Venezuela: unlocalized; Bermuda, Cuba, Jamaica; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Brazil; Brazil: Ceara, Fernando de Noronha, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Trinidad Island, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina; Uruguay, oceanic [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaarse zeilslak  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorviolet snailUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurple sea snailUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon purple sea snailUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbubble raft shell  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjanthine  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVeilchenschneckeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlosschnecke  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorアサガオガイ  [details]