WoRMS taxon details

Retusa obtusa (Montagu, 1803)

141134  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141134)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(ofBulla obtusa Montagu, 1803) Montagu, G. (1803). Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-Water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/78694
page(s): 223 [details]   
Distribution Arctic seas to off North Carolina; Alaska  
Distribution Arctic seas to off North Carolina; Alaska [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Retusa obtusa (Montagu, 1803). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141134 on 2019-03-26
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original description  (ofBulla obtusa Montagu, 1803) Montagu, G. (1803). Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-Water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/78694
page(s): 223 [details]   

original description  (ofBulla turrita Møller, 1842) Möller H.P.C. (1842). Index Molluscorum Groenlandiae. <i>Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift</i> [Copenhagen] 4: 76-97., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19563#page/84/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofUtriculus obtusus var. semistriata Jeffreys, 1869) Jeffreys J.G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864]. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55187
page(s): 223 [details]   

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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Berry A.J. (1994). Foraminiferan prey in the annual life cycle of the predatory opisthobranch gastropod <i>Retusa obtusa</i> (Montagu). <i>Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 38(6)</i>: 603-612 [details]   

additional source Ceulemans L., Van Dingenen F. & Landau B.M. (2018). The lower Pliocene gastropods of Le Pigeon Blanc (Loire- Atlantique, northwest France). Part 5 – Neogastropoda (Conoidea) and Heterobranchia (<i>fine</i>). <em>Cainozoic Research.</em> 18(2): 89-176.
page(s): 122, pl. 7 fig. 9 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions maximum size of 3 mm in length [details]

Distribution Arctic seas to off North Carolina; Alaska [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch oubliehorentjeoubliehoren  [details]
English pearl bubbleArctic barrel-bubble  [details]
French bulle arctique  [details]
German Kopfschildschnecke  [details]
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