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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarites helicinus (Phipps, 1774) 
AphiaID: 141821

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 editorVetigastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaritidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarites (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarites Gray, 1847
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHelix margarita Montagu, 1808 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarita arctica Leach, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarita campanulata Packard, 1867
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarites beringensis (E. A. Smith, 1899)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochus helicinus (Phipps, 1774)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochus helicinus var. fasciata Jeffreys, 1865 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbo helicinus Phipps, 1774 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatella beringensis E. A. Smith, 1899
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 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorperlesnegl  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspiral margariteUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpearly top shellUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhelicina margarite  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMispec [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsle of Man [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 editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Coast of England [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Coast of England  [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWales [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (13 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (22 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 GenBank (5 nucleotides; 3 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Macrozoobenthos communities of Svalbard 
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 editorAuthority Margarites helicinus has been established by Phipps in 1774 and not by Fabricus in 1780 as Winchworth (1932), Sneli (1970) (and others) mention. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions maximum size of 6 to 8 mm [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Locally abundant [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Range: 80°N to 42°N; 125°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland, East Greenland; Canada; Canada: Queen Elizabeth Islands, Baffin Island, Hudson Bay, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Quebec, New Brunswick; USA: Maine, Massachusetts; Eastern Atlantic: Iceland [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141821
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Margarites helicinus (Phipps, 1774). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141821 on 2014-07-29
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