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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella lapillus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 140403

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 editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuricoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuricidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcenebrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella lapillus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella Röding, 1798
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum lapillus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum filosum Gmelin, 1791 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum lapillus Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassa ligata Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassa rudis Roding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella lapillus var. major Jeffreys, 1867 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella lapillus var. minor Jeffreys, 1867 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella theobroma Roding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura bizonalis Lamarck, 1822 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura buccinoidea Blainville, 1829 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura celtica Locard, 1886 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura imbricata Lamarck, 1822 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillina Locard, 1886 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. anomala Middendorff, 1849 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. aurantia Dautzenberg, 1887 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. bizonalis Lamarck, 1822 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. caerulescens Dautzenberg, 1920 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. castanea Dautzenberg, 1887 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. celtica Locard, 1886 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. citrina Dautzenberg, 1920 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. crassissima Dautzenberg, 1887 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. fauce-violaceo Dautzenberg, 1887 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. fusco-apicata Dautzenberg & Fischer, 1925 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. lactea Dautzenberg, 1887 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. major Jeffreys, 1867 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. minor Jeffreys, 1867 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. mixta Dautzenberg, 1920 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. monozonalis Dautzenberg, 1920 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lapillus var. ponderosa Verkrüzen, 1881 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura lineolata Dautzenberg, 1887 (synonyms)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThais lapillus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpursnegl  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurperslak  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordogwhelkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordog whelkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic dogwinkle  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpourpre petit pierreUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpourpre de l'AtlantiqueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpourpreUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpilauUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbigorneau blanc  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordische SteinchenschneckeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordische Purpurschnecke  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpursnegl  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpursnegl  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpursnigel  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorмоллюски-багрянки  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpursnäcka  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella lapillus var. major Jeffreys, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella lapillus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella lapillus var. minor Jeffreys, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella lapillus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Spain
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalicia [details]
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMinas Basin [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDe Panne [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeebrugge [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrandy Cove [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrier Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDeadmans Harbour [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDigby [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLorneville Harbour [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNavy Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew River [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaint Croix [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [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 East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOSPAR Region I (Arctic) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOSPAR Region II (Greater North Sea) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOSPAR Region III (Celtic Seas) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOSPAR Region IV (Bay of Biscay/Golfe de Gascogne & Iberian coasts) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOSPAR Region V (Wider Atlantic) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGoote Bank [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOosterschelde [details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Strait of Gibraltar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStrait of Gibraltar [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucellicola holmanae Lamb, Boxshall, Mill & Grahame, 1996 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
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 (235 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (49 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 GenBank (604 nucleotides; 329 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
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 editorClassification Some authors position Nucella lapillus within different genera in the family Thaididae (e.g. Lindner, 1977). In Backeljau the family Muricidae was used. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions maximum size of 25 to 50 mm [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Range: 60.72°N to 40.8°N; 72.8°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Labrador, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick; USA: Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Widely disrtibuted [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140403
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2004). Nucella lapillus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140403 on 2016-07-27
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