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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina janthina (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 140155

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 editor[unassigned] Caenogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpitonioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina Röding, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHelix janthina Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina affinis Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina africana Reeve, 1858
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina alba Anton, 1838
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina balteata Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina bicolor Menke, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina bicolor O. G. Costa, 1830 (invalid: junior homonym of Janthina bicolor Menke, 1828)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina bicolor var. major Monterosato, 1878
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina bicolor var. minor Monterosato, 1878
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina britannica Forbes & Hanley, 1853
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina carpenteri Mörch, 1860
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina carpenteri var. contorta Tryon, 1887
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina casta Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina coeruleata Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina communis Lamarck, 1822
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina contorta Carpenter, 1857 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina costae Mörch, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina depressa Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina fibula Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina fragilis Lamarck, 1801 (objective synonym of J. janthina)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina fragilis var. spiraelata Mörch, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina grandis Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina involuta Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina orbignyi Mörch, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina penicephela Peron, 1824
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina planispirata A. Adams & Reeve, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina roseala Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina rotundata Dillwyn, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina smithiae Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina striulata Carpenter, 1857
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina striulata var. contorta Carpenter, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina trochoidea Reeve, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina violacea Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJanthina vulgaris Gray, 1847
Sources  basis of record Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
From other sources
Cape Verde
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSan Andres [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gabon
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGabon [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands [details]
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 European Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Ireland [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLesser Antilles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (22 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
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 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140155
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2006-03-21 08:01:23Z  changed  Vandepitte, Leen
2008-05-18 13:28:54Z  checked  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Janthina janthina. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140155 on 2014-04-24
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