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Janthina janthina (Linnaeus, 1758)

140155  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140155)

accepted
Species
marine
(of ) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Distribution Pelagic, circumequatorial  
Distribution Pelagic, circumequatorial [details]

Description Shell up to 4 cm, with angled whorls and a slightly extended apex. The base is flatter and less rounded than in J....  
Description Shell up to 4 cm, with angled whorls and a slightly extended apex. The base is flatter and less rounded than in J. globosa. Violet in colour, with pale upper parts. Habitat: planktonic. Distribution: worldwide. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Distribution Range: 47°N to 40°S; 97°W to 0°W. Distribution: Massachusetts to North Carolina, Florida; Florida: West Florida, Florida...  
Distribution Range: 47°N to 40°S; 97°W to 0°W. Distribution: Massachusetts to North Carolina, Florida; Florida: West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Louisiana, Texas; Mexico; Mexico: Yucatan State, Quintana Roo; Panama, Colombia, Venezuela; Venezuela: unlocalized; Bermuda, Cuba, Jamaica; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Brazil; Brazil: Ceara, Fernando de Noronha, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Trinidad Island, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina; Uruguay, oceanic [details]

Distribution The mollusc is pelagic and floating on surface  
Distribution The mollusc is pelagic and floating on surface [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Janthina janthina (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/CaRMS/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140155 on 2019-10-23
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Janthina janthina (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140155 on 2019-10-23
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-03-21 08:01:23Z
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2008-05-18 13:28:54Z
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original description  (of ) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record Beu A.G. (2017). Evolution of <i>Janthina</i> and <i>Recluzia</i> (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Epitoniidae). <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 69(3): 119-222., available online at https://doi.org/10.3853/j.2201-4349.69.2017.1666 [details]   

additional source Laursen, D. 1953. The genus Ianthina: A monograph. Dana Report 38: 1-40, pl. 1. [details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 1992. <i>Encyclopedia of Seashells</i>. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 85 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Grove, S. 2011. The Seashells of Tasmania: A Comprehensive Guide. Taroona, Australia: Taroona Publications. [vi], 81.
page(s): 40 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution Pelagic, circumequatorial [details]

From other sources
Description Shell up to 4 cm, with angled whorls and a slightly extended apex. The base is flatter and less rounded than in J. globosa. Violet in colour, with pale upper parts. Habitat: planktonic. Distribution: worldwide. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Distribution Range: 47°N to 40°S; 97°W to 0°W. Distribution: Massachusetts to North Carolina, Florida; Florida: West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Louisiana, Texas; Mexico; Mexico: Yucatan State, Quintana Roo; Panama, Colombia, Venezuela; Venezuela: unlocalized; Bermuda, Cuba, Jamaica; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Brazil; Brazil: Ceara, Fernando de Noronha, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Trinidad Island, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina; Uruguay, oceanic [details]

Distribution The mollusc is pelagic and floating on surface [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch paarse zeilslak  [details]
English violet snailviolet seasnailpurple sea snaillarge violet snailcommon violet sea-snailcommon purple snailcommon purple sea snailcommon janthinabubble raft shell  [details]
French janthine  [details]
German VeilchenschneckeFloßschneckeFlosschnecke  [details]
Japanese アサガオガイ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ MOL 877144 Dorsal)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ MOL 877144 Ventral)
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