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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa obtusa (Montagu, 1803) 
AphiaID: 141134

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 editorCephalaspidea (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa T. Brown, 1827
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla obtusa Montagu, 1803
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla pertenuis Mighels, 1843 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBulla plicata Brown, 1827 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBulla turrita Møller, 1842 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa obtusa var. lajonkaireana (Basterot, 1825), sensu Jeffreys, 1867 (misidentification )
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa obtusa var. turrita (Møller, 1842)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa obtusata (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa pertenuis (Mighels, 1843) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa turrita Møller, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUtriculus obtusus (Montagu, 1803)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUtriculus obtusus var. semistriata Jeffreys, 1869 (synonym)
Sources  original description 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 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/78694 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroubliehorentjeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroubliehoren  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic barrel-bubble  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbulle arctique  [details]
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taxa (2)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa obtusa var. lajonkaireana (Basterot, 1825), sensu Jeffreys, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa obtusa (Montagu, 1803)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa obtusa var. turrita (Møller, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetusa obtusa (Montagu, 1803)
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]
Beaufort Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBeaufort Sea [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKoksijde [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBliss Harbour [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLime Kiln Bay [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaint John Harbour [details]
Cape Verde
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [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]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanaries [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 West Atlantic [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 editorGoote Bank [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlaska [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Carolina [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 editorEast Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Europe [details]
Feedingtype  carnivore [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (43 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 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 editorDimensions maximum size of 3 mm in length [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic seas to off North Carolina; Alaska [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal, 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:141134
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Retusa obtusa (Montagu, 1803). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141134 on 2014-10-21
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