WoRMS taxon details

Velutina velutina (O. F. Müller, 1776)

141905  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141905)

accepted
Species
Bulla velutina O. F. Müller, 1776 · unaccepted > superseded combination
Velutina laevigata (O. F. Müller, 1777) · unaccepted (Helix laevigata Linnaeus, 1758 is...)  
Helix laevigata Linnaeus, 1758 is a nomen dubium
Velutina vulgaris J. Fleming, 1820 · unaccepted (Unnecessary replacement name for...)  
Unnecessary replacement name for Bulla velutina O.F. Müller, 1776
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Bulla velutina O. F. Müller, 1776) Müller, O.F. (1776). <em>Zoologiæ Danicæ Prodromus, seu Animalium Daniæ et Norvegiæ indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium.</em> Havniæ [Copenhagen]: Hallageri. xxxii + 274 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Range: 72.78°N to 42°N; 70°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Labrador, Nova...  
Distribution Range: 72.78°N to 42°N; 70°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick; USA: Maine, Massachusetts, including Cobscook Bay [details]

Distribution circumboreaal  
Distribution circumboreaal [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Velutina velutina (O. F. Müller, 1776). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141905 on 2022-11-27
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-10-01 21:22:21Z
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original description  (of Velutina vulgaris J. Fleming, 1820) Fleming J. (1820). Mollusca. in: Brewster D. (ed.), <i>The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia </i>. 14(2): 598-635., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23108597
page(s): 626 [details]   

original description  (of Velutina capuloidea Blainville, 1824) Defrance J.L.M. (1804-1845). [Mineralogie et Geologie] In: <i>Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des diffrents êtres de la nature (par plusieurs professeurs du Jardin du Roi ..., F[rédéric] Cuvier, ed.)</i>. Paris. Vol. 1-2 [1804]. Vol. 3-4 [1806]. Suppl. 1 [1816]. Vol. 5-9 [1817]. Vol. 10-12 [1818]. Vol. 13-15 [1819]. Vol. 16-17 [1820]. Vol. 18-22 [1821]. Vol. 23-25 [1822]. Vol. 26-29 [1823]Vol. 30-33 [1824]. Vol. 34-38 [1825]. Vol. 39-44 [1826]. Vol. 45-51 [1827]. Vol. 52-53 [1828]. Vol. 54 [1829]. Vol. 55-57 [1828]. Vol. 58-59 [1829]. Vol. 60 [1830]. Vol. 61 [1845]. , available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.42219
page(s): vol. 32, p. 261 [details]   

original description  (of Velutina rupicola Conrad, 1831) Conrad, T. A. (1831). Description of fifteen new species of Recent, and three of fossil shells, chiefly from the coast of the United States. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 6(2): 256-268, plate 11., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24677674
page(s): 266 [details]   

original description  (of Velutina striata MacGillivray, 1843) MacGillivray, W. (1843). A history of the molluscous animals of the counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff, to which is appended an account of the cirripedal animals of the same district. <em>Cunningham & Mortimer, London.</em> xxiv + 372 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/64238
page(s): 61 [details]   

original description  (of Velutina laevigata (O. F. Müller, 1777)) Müller, O. F. (1806). Zoologia danica seu animalium Daniae et Norvegiae rariorum ac minus notorum historia descriptiones et historia. <em>Havniae.</em> Vol 1 (1777) : 1-52, Vol.2 (1777): 1-56; Vol.3 (1789): 1–71; Vol. 4 (1806) : 1–46. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Bulla velutina O. F. Müller, 1776) Müller, O.F. (1776). <em>Zoologiæ Danicæ Prodromus, seu Animalium Daniæ et Norvegiæ indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium.</em> Havniæ [Copenhagen]: Hallageri. xxxii + 274 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Velutina laevigata var. candida 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): vol. 4, p. 241 [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
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Dimensions maximum size is 15 to 50 mm [details]

Distribution Range: 72.78°N to 42°N; 70°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick; USA: Maine, Massachusetts, including Cobscook Bay [details]

Distribution circumboreaal [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
LanguageName 
Danish fløjlsskæl  [details]
Dutch gewone fluweelhorenfluweelhoren  [details]
English velvet snailvelvet shellsmooth velutinasmooth lamellaria  [details]
French veloutée lisse  [details]
German Glatte Samtschnecke  [details]
Swedish sjöpungsnäcka  [details]