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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula spirula (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 141548

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalopoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColeoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapodiformes (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula spirula (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula Lamarck, 1799
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNautilus spirula Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLituus laevis Gray, 1849 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNautilus spirula Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula australis Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula blakei Lönnberg, 1896 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula fragilis Lamarck, 1801
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula peroni Lamarck, 1822
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula peronii Lamarck, 1822 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula prototypus Péron, 1804
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula reticulata Owen, 1848 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulea prototypos Péron, 1807 (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 170 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorposthoreninktvis  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorram's horn squidUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorram's horn shellUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorram's horn  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspirule  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorespírula  [details]
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
New Zealand
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From regional or thematic species database
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [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 editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 27 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 31 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 34 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 41 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 47 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 51 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 57 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 58 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 71 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 81 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (58 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 GenBank (34 nucleotides; 17 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
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 editorDistribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Westrern Atlantic: Cape Cod to the West Indies [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Tropical and subtropical oceanic waters worldwide, where the water temperature at 400 m is 10ºC or warmer [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat This is a mesopelagic species, inhabiting from 600 to 700 m during the day and found in depths less than 300 m at night. Capture of young at depths between 1 000 and 1 750 m suggests that females possibly lay eggs on the bottom of continental slopes [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat oceanic, pelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLength Rarely exceeds 45 mm mantle length. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy a possible synonym might be Stoa ammonitiformis de Serres, 1855 [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141548
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2006-04-07 06:42:23Z  changed  Vandepitte, Leen
2008-08-21 17:03:20Z  checked  Gofas, Serge
2016-02-05 08:54:36Z  changed  Hayward, Bruce
2016-06-02 22:13:13Z  changed  Finn, Julian
  
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  Citation: Finn, J.; Hayward, B.; Gofas, S. (2016). Spirula spirula. In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141548 on 2016-12-06
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