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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlvania cancellata (da Costa, 1778) 
AphiaID: 141165

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 editorLittorinimorpha (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissooidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissoidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlvania (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlvania Risso, 1826
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcinopsis cancellata (da Costa, 1778)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcinopsis cancellina (Locard, 1892)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcinopsis venter Nordsieck, 1972 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlvania cancellina Locard, 1892
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlvania laxa Dautzenberg & Fischer H., 1896 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlvania paupercula (Jeffreys, 1867)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissoa cancellata (da Costa, 1778)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissoa cancellata var. paupercula Jeffreys, 1867 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissoa crenulata Michaud, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo cancellatus da Costa, 1778 (original combination)
Sources  original description Da Costa E. M. (1778). Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae. London: Millan, White, Elmsley & Robson XII + 254 + VIII p., 17 pl: , available online at http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=ucm.5329027802
page(s): 104 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMacaronesian Islands [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEurope [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth West Africa [details]
From other sources
Italy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth West Coast of Apulia [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZembra [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorD. João de Castro Bank [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (28 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 PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Type of larval development: planktotrophic [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Shell 4-5 mm high; protoconch with 3 convex whorls, teleoconch with 4-4.5 whorls, quite solid. Sculpture of protoconch of spiral rows of fine granules, indistinct in optical microscopy; sculpture of teleoconch with a coarse lattice of high spiral cords narrower than the interspaces, and orthocline axial ribs slightly thicker than the cords and bulging at the intersections. Aperture with outer lip thickened, finely denticulated inside, with strong projections terminating the spiral cords on the outer side.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Guernsey and Cornwall, English Channel.  [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDistribution Eastern Atlantic, from the English Channel to Morocco, and throughout the Mediterranean; common in the Canary Islands, Madeira and the Azores, from low tide mark to ca. 50 m alive, to considerable depth as transported shells. Gorringe, Ampère and Seine seamounts, rare in 70-360 m, mostly as dead shells. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Alvania cancellata (da Costa, 1778)Specimen from off Cabo Pino (25 m), Málaga, Spain (size 4.5 mm)
Alvania cancellata (da...

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141165
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2010-07-23 02:39:53Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Alvania cancellata. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141165 on 2014-10-02
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