WoRMS taxon details

Alvania punctura (Montagu, 1803)

141230  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141230)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofTurbo punctura Montagu, 1803) Montagu, George. (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): 320, pl. 12 fig. 5 [details]   
Distribution Eastern Atlantic, from Norway to the strait of Gibraltar, intertidal to ca. 100 m depth; rare and rather local in the...  
Distribution Eastern Atlantic, from Norway to the strait of Gibraltar, intertidal to ca. 100 m depth; rare and rather local in the Western Mediterranean in 50-200 m. Gorringe and Ampère seamounts, rare in 265-320 m.  [details]

Distribution Absent from Baltic and eastern basin of English Channel  
Distribution Absent from Baltic and eastern basin of English Channel [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Alvania punctura (Montagu, 1803). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141230 on 2018-05-27
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original description  (ofTurbo punctura Montagu, 1803) Montagu, George. (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): 320, pl. 12 fig. 5 [details]   

original description  (ofAlvania puncturata Locard, 1886) Locard A. (1886). Prodrome de malacologie française. Catalogue général des mollusques vivants de France. Mollusque marins. Lyon, H. Georg & Paris, Baillière : pp. X + 778, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40914#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 247 [details]   

original description  (ofRissoa punctura var. diversa Jeffreys, 1867) Jeffreys J. G. (1862-1869). British Conchology. London, van Voorst : Vol. 1: pp. CXIV + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864] Il frontrespizio reca la data 1863 ma in effetti pubblicato nel 1864. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869], available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55187
page(s): 18 [details]   

original description  (ofTurritella dorvilleana Leach in Gray, 1852) Gray, J. E. (1852). Molluscorum Britanniae Synopsis of the Mollusca of Great Britain. John van Vorst, London, xvi. 376: 13.
page(s): 161 [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. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofRissoa punctura (Montagu, 1803)) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofRissoa punctura var. diversa Jeffreys, 1867) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofAlvania puncturata Locard, 1886) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology Type of larval development: planktotrophic [details]

Diagnosis Shell 1.8-2 mm high, moderately solid, with a large protoconch of 2.5 whorls and teleoconch of 2.5 whorls. Sculpture of protoconch of minute granules in spiral rows hardly visible through the optical microscope. Teleoconch sculpture of fine spiral cords, narrower than interspaces and delicate, somewhat flexuous axial ribs forming a fine lattice with the cords. Aperture with outer lip slightly thickened externally, smooth inside. Colour pale buff with a subsutural series of brown spots, and a larger brown spot towards the abapical part of outer lip. [details]

Distribution Eastern Atlantic, from Norway to the strait of Gibraltar, intertidal to ca. 100 m depth; rare and rather local in the Western Mediterranean in 50-200 m. Gorringe and Ampère seamounts, rare in 265-320 m.  [details]

From other sources
Distribution Absent from Baltic and eastern basin of English Channel [details]

Spelling A. punctata [details]
 

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Danish prikket tangsnegl  [details]
Dutch gevlekte traliedrijfhorengevlekt traliedrijfhorentje  [details]