WoRMS taxon details

Leptochiton asellus (Gmelin, 1791)

140199  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140199)

accepted
Species
Chiton asellus Gmelin, 1791 · unaccepted (original combination)
Chiton fuscatus Leach, 1852 · unaccepted (synonym)
Chiton scoticus Leach, 1852 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Chiton asellus 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
page(s): 3206 [details]   
Distribution Recent: NE Atlantic Ocean: from Spitsbergen and the Barents Sea South along the Scandinavian coasts; North Sea; all around...  
Distribution Recent: NE Atlantic Ocean: from Spitsbergen and the Barents Sea South along the Scandinavian coasts; North Sea; all around the British Isles and Ireland, coasts of France, south to Spain and Portugal. Mediterranean Sea: Greece: Limnos Island.
Pleistocene, presumably last glacial: Italy: off Bari.
Pleistocene: North Atlantic: Sweden and Norway, Netherlands; central Mediterranean, Italy: Pezzo and Capraia/Capo Corso-350/500 m.
Lower Pliocene: northeastern Atlantic: U.K.; North Sea Basin, Belgium: Kallo.
 [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Leptochiton asellus (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140199 on 2024-04-13
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2023-01-04 11:52:17Z
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2023-03-04 07:44:06Z
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original description  (of Chiton scoticus Leach, 1852) Leach, W. E. (1852). Molluscorum Britanniae Synopsis. A synopsis of the Mollusca of Great Britain arranged according to their natural affinities and anatomical structure. Van Voorst, London, viii + 376 pp. (edited posthumously by J. E. Gray). , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13107076 [details]   

original description  (of Chiton asellus 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
page(s): 3206 [details]   

original description  (of Chiton fuscatus Leach, 1852) Leach, W. E. (1852). Molluscorum Britanniae Synopsis. A synopsis of the Mollusca of Great Britain arranged according to their natural affinities and anatomical structure. Van Voorst, London, viii + 376 pp. (edited posthumously by J. E. Gray). , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13107076 [details]   

additional source Taviani, M.; Sosso, M.; Dell'Angelo, B. (2023). Chitons from deep-water mollusk-rich deposits in the southwestern Adriatic Sea (Mollusca, Polyplacophora). <em>Diversity.</em> 15(3): 359: 1-17., available online at https://doi.org/10.3390/d15030359
page(s): 3, fig. 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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Distribution Recent: NE Atlantic Ocean: from Spitsbergen and the Barents Sea South along the Scandinavian coasts; North Sea; all around the British Isles and Ireland, coasts of France, south to Spain and Portugal. Mediterranean Sea: Greece: Limnos Island.
Pleistocene, presumably last glacial: Italy: off Bari.
Pleistocene: North Atlantic: Sweden and Norway, Netherlands; central Mediterranean, Italy: Pezzo and Capraia/Capo Corso-350/500 m.
Lower Pliocene: northeastern Atlantic: U.K.; North Sea Basin, Belgium: Kallo.
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Danish grå skallus  [details]
Dutch pissebedkeverslakgewone pissebedkeverslak  [details]
English pill chitoncoat-of-mail chiton  [details]
German Assel-Käferschnecke  [details]