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 2018-06-21
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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., A voyage of discovery in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander (in 1818) for thepurpose of exploring Baffin's bay and enquiring into the possibility of a northwest passage. London pp. XXXIX + 252 con 29 pl. e 3 mappe:  [details]   

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]   

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  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]