WoRMS taxon details

Margarites helicinus (Phipps, 1774)

141821  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141821)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofTurbo helicinus Phipps, 1774) Phipps, C. J. (1774). A voyage towards the North Pole undertaken by H.M. command 1773. London. i-viii, 1-253.
page(s): 198 [details]   
Distribution Locally abundant  
Distribution Locally abundant [details]

Distribution Range: 80°N to 42°N; 125°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland, East Greenland; Canada; Canada: Queen...  
Distribution 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]
MolluscaBase (2018). Margarites helicinus (Phipps, 1774). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141821 on 2018-08-16
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original description  (ofTurbo helicinus Phipps, 1774) Phipps, C. J. (1774). A voyage towards the North Pole undertaken by H.M. command 1773. London. i-viii, 1-253.
page(s): 198 [details]   

original description  (ofMargarita arctica Leach, 1819) Leach W.E. (1819). A list of invertebrate animals discovered by H. M. S. Isabella, in a voyage to the Arctic regions: corrected by W. E. Leach. Appendix II. [in] Ross J. London. A voyage of discovery in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander (in 1818) for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay and enquiring into the possibility of a northwest passage. xxxix+252 pp., 29 pls, 3 maps. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofHelix margarita Montagu, 1808) Montagu, G. (1808). Supplement to Testacea Britannica with Additional Plates. Woolmer, Exeter. v + 183 pp., pl. 17-30., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24430722 [details]   

original description  (ofTrochus helicinus var. fasciata Jeffreys, 1865) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). British Conchology. Vol. 1: pp. CXIV + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864] Il frontrespizio reca la data 1863 ma in effetti pubblicato nel 1864. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55187
page(s): 296 [details]   

original description  (ofMargarites diaphana Gray, 1847) Gray, J. E. (1847). On the classification of the British Mollusca by W E Leach. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. ser. 1, 20: 267-273., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2278926
page(s): 271 [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. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 2004. Malacolog Version 3.3.2: Western Atlantic gastropod database. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA., available online at http://www.malacolog.org [details]   

additional source Kantor Yu.I. & Sysoev A.V. (2006) Marine and brackish water Gastropoda of Russia and adjacent countries: an illustrated catalogue. Moscow: KMK Scientific Press. 372 pp. + 140 pls. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 34 [details]   

additional source Gulbin V.V. & Chaban E.M. (2012) Annotated list of shell-bearing gastropods of Commander Islands. Part I. The Bulletin of the Russian Far East Malacological Society 15-16: 5–30. [details]   

additional source Turgeon, D.; Quinn, J.F.; Bogan, A.E.; Coan, E.V.; Hochberg, F.G.; Lyons, W.G.; Mikkelsen, P.M.; Neves, R.J.; Roper, C.F.E.; Rosenberg, G.; Roth, B.; Scheltema, A.; Thompson, F.G.; Vecchione, M.; Williams, J.D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 60 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMargarita helicina (Phipps, 1774)) Ellis D.V. (1955). Some observations on the shore fauna of Baffin Island. Arctic. 8: 224-236., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.14430/arctic3821  [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofMargarites beringensis (E. A. Smith, 1899)) Turgeon, D.; Quinn, J.F.; Bogan, A.E.; Coan, E.V.; Hochberg, F.G.; Lyons, W.G.; Mikkelsen, P.M.; Neves, R.J.; Roper, C.F.E.; Rosenberg, G.; Roth, B.; Scheltema, A.; Thompson, F.G.; Vecchione, M.; Williams, J.D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 60 [details]   

basis of record  (ofHelix margarita Montagu, 1808) Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofHelix margarita Montagu, 1808) Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofValvatella beringensis E. A. Smith, 1899) Gulbin V.V. & Chaban E.M. (2012) Annotated list of shell-bearing gastropods of Commander Islands. Part I. The Bulletin of the Russian Far East Malacological Society 15-16: 5–30. [details]   

basis of record  (ofTrochus helicinus (Phipps, 1774)) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofTrochus helicinus var. fasciata Jeffreys, 1865) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Authority Margarites helicinus has been established by Phipps in 1774 and not by Fabricus in 1780 as Winchworth (1932), Sneli (1970) (and others) mention. [details]

Dimensions maximum size of 6 to 8 mm [details]

Distribution Locally abundant [details]

Distribution 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]

Habitat intertidal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish perlesnegl  [details]
English spiral margaritepearly top shellhelicina margarite  [details]
Japanese エゾシタダミ  [details]