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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina helicina (Phipps, 1774) 
AphiaID: 140223

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 editorHeterobranchia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecosomata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuthecosomata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina Bosc, 1817
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgonauta arctica Fabricius O., 1780 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClio helicina Phipps, 1774 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina helicialis Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpiratella helicina (Phipps, 1774)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpiratella limacina de Blainville, 1824 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpiratella planospira Rehder, 1942
Sources 
status source Hunt B., Strugnell J., Bednarsek N., Linse K., Nelson R.J., Pakhomov E., Seibel B., Steinke D. & Würzberg L. (2010). Poles apart: The "bipolar" pteropod species Limacina helicina is genetically distinct between the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans. PLoS One 5(3):e9835. [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina helicina helicina (Phipps, 1774)
Subspecies Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina helicina ochotensis Shkoldina, 1999
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina helicina pacifica Dall, 1871
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina helicina rangii (d'Orbigny, 1835)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina helicina antarctica Woodward, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina rangii f. antarctica Woodward, 1854
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina helicina f. antarctica Woodward, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimacina rangii f. antarctica Woodward, 1854
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Barents Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBarents Sea [details]
Beaufort Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanada Basin [details]
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]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Hudson Bay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHudson Bay [details]
Hudson Strait
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHudson Strait [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStorfjordrenna [details]
Norwegian Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStorfjords [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 editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChukchi Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (36 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (185 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 (11 nucleotides; 10 proteins) 
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 other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Greenland, South and North slope of Anticosti Island, Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait), northern Gaspe waters, Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle including the Mingan Islands), southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), lower north Shore, Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone) to the northeast of Anticosti Island (=Jacques Cartier Strait), Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Esquiman Channel), lower Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone as far as Cabot Strait: Cape North, N.S., St. Paul Island to Cape Ray, NL.); western slope of Newfoundland, including the southern part of the Strait of Belle Isle but excluding the upper 50m in the area southwest of Newfoundland [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat upper epipelagic and glacial  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140223
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2010-10-12 15:33:09Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Limacina helicina (Phipps, 1774). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140223 on 2014-09-23
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