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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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirula Lamarck, 1799
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  basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213 (look up in IMIS[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
Distribution 
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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom 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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [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 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
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Spirula spirula (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141548 on 2014-09-01
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