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Neptunea antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758)

138920  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138920)

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(of Murex antiquus 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 [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 754 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Locally common around much of British Isles, less so in south and off west coast of Ireland  
Distribution Locally common around much of British Isles, less so in south and off west coast of Ireland [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Neptunea antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138920 on 2024-02-26
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original description  (of Murex antiquus 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 [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 754 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Fusus antiquus var. alba Jeffreys, 1867) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [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): 324 [details]   

original description  (of Fusus antiquus var. ventricosa Jeffreys, 1867) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [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): 324 [details]   

original description  (of Fusus antiquus var. striata Jeffreys, 1867) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [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): 325 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum magnum da Costa, 1778) Da Costa, E. M. (1778). <i>Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, or, the British conchology</i>; containing the descriptions and other particulars of natural history of the shells of Great Britain and Ireland: illustrated with figures. In English and French. - Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, ou, la conchologie Britannique; contenant les descriptions & autres particularités d'histoire naturelle des coquilles de la Grande Bretagne & de l'Irlande: avec figures en taille douce. En anglois & françois. i-xii, 1-254, i-vii, [1], Pl. I-XVII. London. (Millan, White, Emsley & Robson). , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13116783 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Fusus antiquus var. gracilis Jeffreys, 1867) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [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): 327 [details]   

original description  (of Neptunea antiqua striata var. browni Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1912) Dautzenberg, P. & Fischer, H. (1912). <i>Mollusques provenant des campagnes de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice dans les Mers du Nord</i>. Résultats des Campagnes Scientifiques Accomplies sur son Yacht par Albert Ier Prince Souverain de Monaco, 37: 1-629, 11 plates. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40217555 [details]   

original description  (of Neptunea antiqua var. kobelti Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1912) Dautzenberg, P. & Fischer, H. (1912). <i>Mollusques provenant des campagnes de l'Hirondelle et de la Princesse-Alice dans les Mers du Nord</i>. Résultats des Campagnes Scientifiques Accomplies sur son Yacht par Albert Ier Prince Souverain de Monaco, 37: 1-629, 11 plates. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40217555 [details]   

original description  (of Tritonium antiquum var. originalis Middendorff, 1849) Middendorff T. A. von. (1849). Beiträge zur einer Malacozoologica Rossica, II. Aufzählung und Beschreibung der zur Meeresfauna Russlands gehörigen Einschaler. <em>Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St-Petersbourg, sixième série, Sciences naturelles.</em> 6: 329-516, pl. 1-11., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29015189
page(s): 459 [details]   

original description  (of Neptunea antiqua var. striata Kobelt, 1878) Küster, H. C. & Kobelt, W. (1844-1880). Die Gattungen <i>Pyrula</i> und <i>Fusus</i> nebst <i>Ficula, Bulbus, Tudicla, Busycon, Neptunea</i> und <i>Euthria</i>. <i>Systematisches Conhylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz</i>, ed.2, 3(3b): 1-247, pls 1-68, 14a. Published in parts: pls 16, 19 [1844; author Küster?]; pls 15, 20-22, 24, 27-28 [1845; author Küster?]; pls 29-33 [1846; author Küster?]; pp. 1-32, pls 1-6 [1874; author Kobelt]; pp. 33-88, pls 7-14, 14a, 23, 25-26 [1875; author Kobelt]; pp. 89-120, pls 34-39 [1878; author Kobelt]; pp. 121-136, pls 40-44, 46 [1879; author Kobelt]; pp. 137-247, pls 45, 47-68 [1880; author Kobelt]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12117013
page(s): 109, pl. 38, fig. 1 [details]   

context source (BeRMS 2020) Bio-environmental research group; Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries research (ILVO), Belgium; (2015): Epibenthos and demersal fish monitoring at long-term monitoring stations in the Belgian part of the North Sea. [details]   

basis of record Fraussen K. & Terryn Y. (2007). The family Buccinidae. Genus <i>Neptunea</i>. <i>In</i>: A Conchological Iconography [Directed by Guido T. Poppe & Klaus Groh]. ConchBooks, Hackenheim. 159 pp., 154 pls.  [details]   

additional source Rehder, H. A. (1942). The genotype of <i>Neptunea</i>. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 56(2): 69., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8520172 [details]   

additional source Pearce, J. B.; Thorson, G. (1967). The feeding and reproductive biology of the red whelk, <i>Neptunea antiqua</i> (L.) (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia). <em>Ophelia.</em> 4(2): 277-314., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00785326.1967.10409624 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Power, A.; Keegan, B. (2001). Seasonal patterns in the reproductive activity of the red whelk, <i>Neptunea antiqua</i> (Mollusca: Prosobranchia) in the Irish Sea. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 81(2): 243-250., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s0025315401003708 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Wells, J. W. (1960). A Pleistocene marine mollusk in central New York. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 74(1): 26-28, pl. 4., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8523897
note: As Neptunea sp. cf. N. antiqua (Linn.) [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Distribution Locally common around much of British Isles, less so in south and off west coast of Ireland [details]
LanguageName 
Danish rødkonk  [details]
Dutch noordhorengewone noordhoren  [details]
English red whelkneptune snailcommon spindle snailbuckieancient whelkancient neptune snailancient neptune  [details]
German SpindelschneckeGemeines Neptunshorngemeine Spindelschnecke  [details]
Swedish neptunussnäcka  [details]