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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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucella Röding, 1798
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  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 [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 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]
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 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 editorNorth West 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]
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]
Strait of Gibraltar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStrait of Gibraltar [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  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 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
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. (2014). Nucella lapillus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140403 on 2014-07-29
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