WoRMS taxon details

Acirsa borealis (Lyell, 1841)

159951  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159951)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Scalaria borealis Lyell, 1841) Lyell, C. (1841). Remarks on some fossil and Recent shells, collected by Captain Bayfield, R.N., in Canada. <em>Transactions of the Geological Society of London.</em> (2)6(1):135–141, pl. 16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36207941
page(s): 136; note: refers to Lyell (1835), pl. 2 fig. 10-11, where the species is figured but not named [details]   
Distribution Range: 69.22°N to 40°N; 94°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Hudson Bay, Nova...  
Distribution Range: 69.22°N to 40°N; 94°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Hudson Bay, Nova Scotia; USA: Maine, Massachusetts [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Acirsa borealis (Lyell, 1841). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159951 on 2021-12-04
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2005-05-30 13:01:42Z
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original description  (of Scalaria arctica Posselt & Jensen, 1898) Posselt, H.J. (1898) Groenlands Brachiopoder og Bloeddyr. Meddelelser om Groenland, 23, 1–298 pp., 2 pls. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35685242
page(s): 233 [details]   

original description  (of Scalaria borealis Lyell, 1841) Lyell, C. (1841). Remarks on some fossil and Recent shells, collected by Captain Bayfield, R.N., in Canada. <em>Transactions of the Geological Society of London.</em> (2)6(1):135–141, pl. 16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36207941
page(s): 136; note: refers to Lyell (1835), pl. 2 fig. 10-11, where the species is figured but not named [details]   

original description  (of Turritella costulata Mighels & C. B. Adams, 1842) Mighels, J. W. & Adams, C. B. (1842). Descriptions of twenty-four new species of New England shells. <em>Boston Journal of Natural History.</em> 4(1): 37-54., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5362938 [details]   

additional source Rosenberg G. (2011) A boreal affair: <i>Acirsa borealis</i> (Lyell, 1841) and <i>Opalia borealis</i> (Gould, 1852) (Mollusca: Epitoniidae). <i>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia</i> 161(1): 97-103. , available online at http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1635/053.161.0107 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Range: 69.22°N to 40°N; 94°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Hudson Bay, Nova Scotia; USA: Maine, Massachusetts [details]

Habitat circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
LanguageName 
English Northern white or chalky wentletrap  [details]