WoRMS taxon details

Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791)

420061  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:420061)

accepted
Species
Cassidula corona (Gmelin, 1791) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Fusus bicolor Say, 1826 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Hemifusus corona (Gmelin, 1791) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Hemifusus corona var. estephomenos Melvill, 1881 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (based on the same figure)
Hemifusus corona var. minor G. B. Sowerby III, 1879 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena (Rexmela) corona (Gmelin, 1791) · alternative representation
Melongena altispira Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena belknapi Petit de la Saussaye, 1852 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena bicolor (Say, 1826) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena corona altispira Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena corona bicolor (Say, 1826) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena corona f. altispira Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena corona f. minor (G. B. Sowerby III, 1879) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena corona johnstonei Clench & R. D. Turner, 1956 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena corona perspinosa Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena corona var. inspinata H. G. Richards, 1933 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena perspinosa Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melongena sprucecreekensis J. K. Tucker, 1994 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Murex corona Gmelin, 1791 · unaccepted > superseded combination

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  1. Subspecies Melongena corona corona (Gmelin, 1791)
  2. Subspecies Melongena corona winnerae Petuch, 2003
  3. Subspecies Melongena corona altispira Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934 accepted as Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  4. Subspecies Melongena corona bicolor (Say, 1826) accepted as Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  5. Subspecies Melongena corona bispinosa (R. A. Philippi, 1844) accepted as Melongena bispinosa (R. A. Philippi, 1844) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  6. Forma Melongena corona f. altispira Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934 accepted as Melongena corona altispira Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934 accepted as Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  7. Forma Melongena corona f. minor (G. B. Sowerby III, 1879) accepted as Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  8. Subspecies Melongena corona johnstonei Clench & R. D. Turner, 1956 accepted as Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  9. Subspecies Melongena corona perspinosa Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934 accepted as Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  10. Variety Melongena corona var. inspinata H. G. Richards, 1933 accepted as Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
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(of Murex corona 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. <em>Systema Naturae. Linneaeus (ed.). Ed. 13.</em> 1: pars. 6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Melongena corona (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420061 on 2024-04-16
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original description  (of Melongena sprucecreekensis J. K. Tucker, 1994) Tucker, J.K. (1994). The crown conch (<i>Melongena</i>: Melongenidae) in Florida and Alabama with the description of <i>Melongena sprucecreekensis</i>, n. sp. <em>Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, Biological Sciences.</em> 36: 181–203. [details]   

original description  (of Murex corona 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. <em>Systema Naturae. Linneaeus (ed.). Ed. 13.</em> 1: pars. 6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   

original description  (of Melongena corona perspinosa Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934) Pilsbry, H. A. & Vanatta, E. G. (1934). <i>Melongena corona</i> and its races. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 47(4): 117-121, pl. 12., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8522698
page(s): 120, pl. 12, fig. 1 [details]   

original description  (of Hemifusus corona var. minor G. B. Sowerby III, 1879) Sowerby, G. B. III. (1879). Descriptions of ten new species of shells. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1878: 795–798, pl. 48. (April 1879)., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28519491
page(s): 798, pl. 48, fig. 13 [details]   

original description  (of Melongena corona johnstonei Clench & R. D. Turner, 1956) Clench, W. J. & Turner, R. D. (1956). The family Melongenidae in the western Atlantic. <em>Johnsonia.</em> 3(35): 161–188, pls 94–109., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41113243
page(s): 178-180, pl. 96, 105 [details]   

original description  (of Hemifusus corona var. estephomenos Melvill, 1881) Melvill, J.C. (1881). List of Mollusca obtained in South Carolina and Florida (Principally at the island of Key West) in 1871-1872. <em>Journal of Conchology.</em> 3: 155-173., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31867928
page(s): 157. [details]   

original description  (of Melongena corona f. altispira Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1934) Pilsbry, H. A. & Vanatta, E. G. (1934). <i>Melongena corona</i> and its races. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 47(4): 117-121, pl. 12., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8522698
page(s): 119, pl. 12, fig. 5 [details]   

original description  (of Melongena belknapi Petit de la Saussaye, 1852) Petit [de la Saussaye], [S.]. (1852). Notice sur une nouvelle espèce du genre Pyrule de Lamarck. <em>Journal de Conchyliologie.</em> 3(1): 64-66, pl. 2 fig. 5., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15856575 [details]   

original description  (of Melongena corona var. inspinata H. G. Richards, 1933) Richards, H. G. (1933). New varieties of <i>Melongena</i> and <i>Gyrineum</i>. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 47(2): 57, pl. 6, figs. 1-2., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8522628
page(s): 57, pl. 6, fig. 1 [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Jensen, R. H.; Pearce, T. A. (2009). Marine Mollusks of Bermuda: Checklist and Bibliography. Delaware Museum of Natural History, Wilmington, Delaware, 473 pp. [details]   

basis of record Rosenberg, G.; Moretzsohn, F.; García, E. F. (2009). Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 <i>in:</i> Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hayes, K. A.; Karl, S. A. (2009). Phylogenetic relationships of crown conchs (<i>Melongena</i> spp.): the <i>corona</i> complex simplified. <em>Journal of Biogeography.</em> 36(1): 28-38., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.01966.x [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pilsbry, H. A. & Vanatta, E. G. (1934). <i>Melongena corona</i> and its races. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 47(4): 117-121, pl. 12., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8522698 [details]   

additional source White, F. A. (1894). <i>Melongena corona</i> Gmel. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 8(1): 11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43044607 [details]   

additional source Pilsbry, H. A. (1936). <i>Melongena corona</i> Gmel. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 50(1): 29., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8524476 [details]   

additional source Gunter, G. & Menzel, R. W. (1957). The crown conch, <i>Melongena corona</i>, as a predator upon the Virginia oyster. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 70(3): 84-87., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8520751 [details]   

additional source Caldwell, D. K. (1959). Notes on the crown conch, <i>Melongena corona</i>. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 72(4): 117-122., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8521164 [details]   

additional source Turner, R. D. (1959). Notes on the feeding of <i>Melongena corona</i>. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 73(1): 11-13., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8515659 [details]   

additional source Turner, R. D. (1959). <i>Melongena</i> egg cases. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 73(2): 77., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8515729 [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

LanguageName 
English Florida crown conchcommon crown conchAmerican crown conch  [details]
German Gemeine KronenschneckeFlorida-KronenschneckeAmerikanische Kronenschnecke  [details]