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Lepeta caeca (O. F. Müller, 1776)

140187  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140187)

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(of Patella caeca O. F. Müller, 1776) Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus, seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum: characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. <em>Typis Hallagerii, Havni, Copenhagen.</em> 282 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Rare in the British Isles  
Distribution Rare in the British Isles [details]

Distribution Arctic seas to Cape Cod, Massachusetts  
Distribution Arctic seas to Cape Cod, Massachusetts [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Lepeta caeca (O. F. Müller, 1776). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140187 on 2024-03-01
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original description  (of Patella caeca O. F. Müller, 1776) Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus, seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum: characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. <em>Typis Hallagerii, Havni, Copenhagen.</em> 282 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Lepeta caeca pacifica Moskalev, 1977) Moskalev, L. I. (1977). On the revision of molluscs Lepetidae (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia) of the World Ocean. <em>Trudy Instituta Okeanologii AN SSSR.</em> 108: 52-78. [details]   

original description  (of Lepeta caecoides P. P. Carpenter, 1864) Carpenter, P. P. (1864). Supplementary report on the present state of our knowledge with regard to the Mollusca of the West Coast of North America. <em>Reports of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.</em> (1863) 33: 517-686., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29370651 [details]   

original description  (of Cocculina casanica 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 [details]   

original description  (of Patella candida Couthouy, 1838) Couthouy, J. P. (1838). Descriptions of new species of Mollusca and shells, and remarks on several Polypii, found in Massachussets Bay. <em>Boston Journal of Natural History.</em> 2(1): 53-111., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32266711 [details]   

original description  (of Patella caeca var. genuina Middendorff, 1848) Middendorff A.Th. von. (1848). Vorläufige Anzeige einiger neuen Arten und Synonymien, nebst einer neuen ausgezeichneten Varietät, aus dem Geschlechte Patella L. <em>Bulletin de la Classe Physico-Mathématique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint-Pétersbourg.</em> 6(20): 317-320., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45977169
page(s): 319 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Natural History Museum, London (NHM): Collections Management Database System.  [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 Abbott, R. T. (1974). <i>American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America</i>. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[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]., available online at http://rfems.dvo.ru/images/rfems/bulletin/vol_015_016/article_01.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hayward, P.J. & J.S. Ryland (Eds.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. <em>Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK.</em> 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[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): 56 [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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Dimensions maximum size of 6 mm [details]

Distribution Rare in the British Isles [details]

Distribution Arctic seas to Cape Cod, Massachusetts [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
LanguageName 
Danish spids albueskæl  [details]
English northern blind limpet  [details]
German Nördliche Blindkäferschnecke  [details]
Japanese シロガサガイ [from synonym]  [details]