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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlvania punctura (Montagu, 1803) 
AphiaID: 141230

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 editorAlvania puncturata Locard, 1886 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissoa punctura (Montagu, 1803)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissoa punctura var. diversa Jeffreys, 1867 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo punctura Montagu, 1803
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritella dorvilleana Leach in Gray, 1852 (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 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorprikket tangsnegl  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgevlekte traliedrijfhorenUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgevlekt traliedrijfhorentje  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
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 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 editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Norway [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (35 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 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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Type of larval development: planktotrophic [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution 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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Absent from Baltic and eastern basin of English Channel [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling A. punctata [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Alvania punctura (Montagu, 1803)
Alvania punctura (Mont...
Alvania punctura (Montagu, 1803) Specimen from Sotogrande, Cádiz (actual size 1.8 mm).
Alvania punctura (Mont...

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141230
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Alvania punctura (Montagu, 1803). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141230 on 2014-09-01
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