WoRMS taxon details

Spirula spirula (Linnaeus, 1758)

141548  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141548)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(ofNautilus spirula Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 710 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical  
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]

Distribution Westrern Atlantic: Cape Cod to the West Indies  
Distribution Westrern Atlantic: Cape Cod to the West Indies [details]

Distribution Tropical and subtropical oceanic waters worldwide, where the water temperature at 400 m is 10ºC or warmer  
Distribution Tropical and subtropical oceanic waters worldwide, where the water temperature at 400 m is 10ºC or warmer [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Spirula spirula (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141548 on 2018-11-20
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-04-07 06:42:23Z
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2008-08-21 17:03:20Z
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2016-02-05 08:54:36Z
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2016-06-02 22:13:13Z
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original description  (ofSpirula australis Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck J.B.P.A. de M. de. (1816). Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature. Vingt troisième partie. Mollusques et polypes divers. <em>Mme Veuve Agasse, Paris.</em> , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/63299#/summary
page(s): pl. 465, fig. 5a,b [details]   

original description  (ofSpirula fragilis Lamarck, 1801) Lamarck J.B. (1801). <i>Système des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux; Présentant leurs caractères essentiels et leur distribution, d'apres la considération de leurs rapports naturels et de leur organisation, et suivant l'arrangement établi dans les galeries du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, parmi leurs dépouilles conservées; Précédé du discours d'ouverture du Cours de Zoologie, donné dans le Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle l'an 8 de la République.</i> Published by the author and Deterville, Paris: viii + 432 pp. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14117719
page(s): 102 [details]   

original description  (ofNautilus spirula Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 710 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofLituus laevis Gray, 1849) Gray, J. E. (1849). <em>Catalogue of the Mollusca in the collection of the British Museum I: Cephalopoda antepedia</em>. London: British Museum. 164 pages., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47563
page(s): 116 [details]   

original description  (ofSpirula peronii Lamarck, 1822) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1822). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome septième. Paris: published by the Author, 711 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47433
page(s): 601 [details]   

original description  (ofSpirulea prototypos Péron, 1807) Péron, F. 1807. Voyage Découvertes aux Terres Australes, exécuté par ordre de sa Majeste l'Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes le Geographie, le Naturaliste, et la Goelette le Casuarina, pendant les années 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804. Paris: Imprimerie , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96197#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): pl. 30, fig. 4 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Dautzenberg, Ph. (1923). Liste préliminaire des mollusques marins de Madagascar et description de deux espèces nouvelles. J. conchyliol. 68: 21-74 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source Ardovini, R.; Cossignani, T. (2004). West African seashells (including Azores, Madeira and Canary Is.) = Conchiglie dell'Africa Occidentale (incluse Azzorre, Madeira e Canarie). English-Italian edition. L'Informatore Piceno: Ancona, Italy. ISBN 88-86070-11-X. 319 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   

additional source Judkins, H. L., M. Vecchione, and C. F. E. Roper. 2009. Cephalopoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 701–709 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 1992. <i>Encyclopedia of Seashells</i>. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 179 [details]   

additional source Hayward, B. W. (1976). Spirula (Sepioidea:Cephalopoda) from the lower Miocene of Kaipara Harbour, New Zealand (note. <em>New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics.</em> 19, 145-147.
note: fossil record from early Miocene [details]   

additional source Reid, A. (2005). Family Spirulidae. pp. 211-212, in P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper eds. <em>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date.</em> Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (<em>Nautilidae</em>, <em>Sepiidae</em>, <em>Sepiolidae</em>, <em>Sepiadariidae</em>, <em>Idiosepiidae</em> and <em>Spirulidae</em>). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(1): 262 pp. 9 pls.
page(s): 211 [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]

Distribution Westrern Atlantic: Cape Cod to the West Indies [details]

Distribution Tropical and subtropical oceanic waters worldwide, where the water temperature at 400 m is 10ºC or warmer [details]

Habitat 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]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat oceanic, pelagic [details]

Length Rarely exceeds 45 mm mantle length. [details]

Synonymy a possible synonym might be Stoa ammonitiformis de Serres, 1855 [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch posthoreninktvis  [details]
English ram's horn squidram's horn shellram's horn  [details]
French spirule  [details]
Japanese トグロコウイカ  [details]
Spanish espírula  [details]