WoRMS taxon details

Margarites helicinus (Phipps, 1774)

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

accepted
Species
Eumargarita helicina (Phipps, 1774) · unaccepted (new combination)
Helix margarita Montagu, 1808 · unaccepted (synonym)
Margarita arctica var. major Middendorff, 1848 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Margarita communis W. Thompson, 1844 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Margarita helicina (Phipps, 1774) · unaccepted (invalid: genus name a junior homonym)
Margarita obliqua G. B. Sowerby III, 1913 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Margarita vulgaris G. B. Sowerby I, 1838 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Margarites (Margarites) helicina (Phipps, 1774) · unaccepted (wrong gender agreement of the...)  
wrong gender agreement of the species epithet
Margarites (Margarites) helicina helicina (Phipps, 1774) · unaccepted (wrong gender agreement of the...)  
wrong gender agreement of the species epithet
Margarites diaphana Gray, 1847 · unaccepted (unnecessary substitute name for...)  
unnecessary substitute name for Helix margarita Montagu, 1808
Margarites helicinus var. elevatus Dall, 1919 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Margarites helicinus var. excavatus Dall, 1919 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Phorcus margarita (Montagu, 1808) · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Trochus arcticus (Leach, 1819) · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Trochus borealis Philippi, 1850 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Trochus neritoides Gmelin, 1791 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Turbo helicinus Phipps, 1774 · unaccepted (original combination)
Turbo inflatus Totten, 1834 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Turbo margarita (Montagu, 1808) · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Turbo helicinus Phipps, 1774) Phipps C.J. (1774). A voyage towards the North Pole undertaken by His Majesty's command 1773. <em>London.</em> i-viii, 1-253., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15066869
page(s): 198 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
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]

Distribution Locally abundant  
Distribution Locally abundant [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Margarites helicinus (Phipps, 1774). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141821 on 2022-08-10
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original description  (of Turbo helicinus Phipps, 1774) Phipps C.J. (1774). A voyage towards the North Pole undertaken by His Majesty's command 1773. <em>London.</em> i-viii, 1-253., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15066869
page(s): 198 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Margarita 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. <b>p.lxi - lxiv [in] </b> Ross, John 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. <em>[book].</em> xxxix+252 pp., 29 pls, 3 maps. John Murray. London., available online at https://archive.org/details/voyageofdiscover02ross/page/n413/mode/2up
page(s): lxi [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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

original description  (of Margarita campanulata Packard, 1867) Packard, A. S. (1867). View of the recent invertebrate fauna of Labrador. <em>Memoirs read before the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 1 : 262-302., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7494517
page(s): 284, pl. VII, figs. 15, 15a [details]   

original description  (of Valvatella beringensis E. A. Smith, 1899) Smith, E. A. (1899). On some Mollusca from the Bering Sea, with descriptions of two new species. <em>Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London.</em> 3: 205–207., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32075558
page(s): 206, text figs. [details]   

original description  (of Margarita vulgaris G. B. Sowerby I, 1838) Sowerby, G. B. I. (1838). A descriptive catalogue of the species of Leach's genus <i>Margarita</i>. <em>The Malacological and Conchological Magazine.</em> 1: 23–27., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8422960
page(s): 24 [details]   

original description  (of Trochus helicinus var. fasciata Jeffreys, 1865) 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): 296 [details]   

original description  (of Margarites diaphana Gray, 1847) Gray, J. E. (1847). On the classification of the British Mollusca by W E Leach. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> (1) 20: 267-273., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2278926
page(s): 271 [details]   

original description  (of Margarita arctica var. major Middendorff, 1848) Middendorff A.T. von. (1848). Vorläufige Anzeige einiger neuen Konchylien aus den Geschlechtern: Littorina, Tritonium, Bullia, Natica und Margarita. <em>Bulletin de la Classe Physico-Mathématique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint-Pétersbourg.</em> 7(16): 241-246., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45977377
page(s): 246 [details]   

original description  (of Margarites (Margarites) helicina tenuistriata Galkin, 1955) Galkin Yu.I. (1955). [Gastropod molluscs trochids of Far Eastern and northern seas of the USSR (Family Trochidae)] (in Russian). <em>Opredeliteli po faune SSSR.</em> 57: 1-131., available online at http://ashipunov.me/shipunov/school/books/galkin1955_trochidy_sssr.djvu
page(s): 18 [details]   

original description  (of Trochus borealis Philippi, 1850) Philippi, R. A. (1846-1855). Die Kreiselschnecken oder Trochoideen (Gattungen <i>Turbo, Trochus, Solarium, Rotella, Delphinula, Phasianella</i>). In Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen. <em>In: Küster, H. C.; Ed. Systematisches Conchylien Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz. Zweiten Bandes, dritte Abtheilung.</em> 2(3): 1-372, pl. 1-49. Nürnberg: Bauer & Raspe (pp. 1-24 [1846], 25-32 [1847], 33-72 [1848], 73-120 [1849], 121-136 [1850], 137-232 [1851], 233-248 [1852], 249-372 [1855]; pl. 1-6 [1846], 7-18 [1847], 19-24 [1848], 25-32, 34-39 [1849], 40-45 [1850], 33, 46-49 [1851])., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/106978
page(s): 283, pl. 42, fig. 1 [details]   

original description  (of Turbo inflatus Totten, 1834) Totten J.G. (1834). Description of some new shells, belonging to the coast of New England. <em>American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> 26: 366-369, 1 pl., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30989159
page(s): 368, fig. 15 [details]   

original description  (of Margarita communis W. Thompson, 1844) Thompson, W. (1844). Report on the fauna of Ireland: Div. Invertebrata. Drawn up, at the request of the British Association. <em>Report of the Thirteenth Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.</em> Pp. 245-291., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12920904
page(s): 256 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Trochus neritoides Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3577 [details]   

original description  (of Margarita obliqua G. B. Sowerby III, 1913) Sowerby, G. B. III. (1913). Descriptions of eight new marine Gastropoda mostly from Japan. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> Series 8, 11: 557-560, pl. 9., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18636118
page(s): 560, pl. IX, fig. 8 [details]   

original description  (of Margarites helicinus var. elevatus Dall, 1919) Dall, W. H. (1919). Descriptions of new species of Mollusca from the North Pacific Ocean in the collection of the United States National Museum. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 56 (2295): 293-371., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7766313
page(s): 366 [details]   

original description  (of Margarites helicinus var. excavatus Dall, 1919) Dall, W. H. (1919). Descriptions of new species of Mollusca from the North Pacific Ocean in the collection of the United States National Museum. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 56 (2295): 293-371., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7766313
page(s): 366 [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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/ocrd/254404.pdf [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) <i>Marine and brackish water Gastropoda of Russia and adjacent countries: an illustrated catalogue.</i> Moscow: KMK Scientific Press. 372 pp. + 140 pls., available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/350432257_Marine_and_brackish-water_Gastropoda_of_Russia_and_adjacent_countries_an_illustrated_catalogue
page(s): 34 [details]   

additional source Gulbin, V. V.; Chaban, E. M. (2012). Annotated list of shell-bearing gastropods of Commander Islands. <em>Part I. The Bulletin of the Russian Far East Malacological Society</i.</em> 15-16: 5-30. [In Russian]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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. <i>American Fisheries Society Special Publication</i>, 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]   
 
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    Definitions

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 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]

Distribution Locally abundant [details]

Habitat intertidal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
LanguageName 
Danish perlesnegl  [details]
English spiral margaritesmooth margaritepearly topsnailpearly top shellhelicina margarite  [details]
German Glatte Perlkreiselschnecke  [details]
Japanese エゾシタダミ  [details]