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Spirula spirula (Linnaeus, 1758)

141548  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141548)

accepted
Species
Spirula peroni Lamarck, 1822 · unaccepted (misspelling)
Spirula peronii Lamarck, 1822 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of ) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 710 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Distribution Tropical and subtropical oceanic waters worldwide, where the water temperature at 400 m is 10ºC or warmer  
Distribution Tropical and subtropical oceanic waters worldwide, where the water temperature at 400 m is 10ºC or warmer [details]

Distribution Westrern Atlantic: Cape Cod to the West Indies  
Distribution Westrern Atlantic: Cape Cod to the West Indies [details]

Distribution circum-(sub)tropical  
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Spirula spirula (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: https://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141548 on 2022-11-26
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2022). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Spirula spirula (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141548 on 2022-11-26
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-04-07 06:42:23Z
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2008-08-21 17:03:20Z
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2016-02-05 08:54:36Z
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2016-06-02 22:13:13Z
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original description  (of ) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 710 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Spirula peronii Lamarck, 1822) Lamarck, [J.-B. M.] de. (1822). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome septième. Paris: published by the Author, 711 pp. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47433
page(s): 601 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Jensen, R. H. (1997). A Checklist and Bibliography of the Marine Molluscs of Bermuda. Unp. , 547 pp [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 Dautzenberg, Ph. (1923). Liste préliminaire des mollusques marins de Madagascar et description de deux espèces nouvelles. J. conchyliol. 68: 21-74 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Dautzenberg P. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. <i>Faune des colonies françaises</i>, 3(4): 321-636, pls 4-7. Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source Ardovini, R.; Cossignani, T. (2004). West African seashells (including Azores, Madeira and Canary Is.) = Conchiglie dell'Africa Occidentale (incluse Azzorre, Madeira e Canarie). English-Italian edition. L'Informatore Piceno: Ancona, Italy. ISBN 88-86070-11-X. 319 pp. (look up in IMIS[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 Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   

additional source Judkins, H. L., M. Vecchione, and C. F. E. Roper. 2009. Cephalopoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 701–709 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 1992. <i>Encyclopedia of Seashells</i>. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 179 [details]   

additional source Hayward, B. W. (1976). Spirula (Sepioidea:Cephalopoda) from the lower Miocene of Kaipara Harbour, New Zealand (note. <em>New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics.</em> 19, 145-147.
note: fossil record from early Miocene [details]   

additional source Reid, A. (2005). Family Spirulidae. pp. 211-212, in P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper eds. <em>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date.</em> Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (<em>Nautilidae</em>, <em>Sepiidae</em>, <em>Sepiolidae</em>, <em>Sepiadariidae</em>, <em>Idiosepiidae</em> and <em>Spirulidae</em>). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(1): 262 pp. 9 pls.
page(s): 211 [details]   

additional source Johnson, C. W. (1926). <i>Spirula spirula</i> (Linne). <em>The Nautilus.</em> 39(4): 141-142., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8524776 [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
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From other sources
Distribution Tropical and subtropical oceanic waters worldwide, where the water temperature at 400 m is 10ºC or warmer [details]

Distribution Westrern Atlantic: Cape Cod to the West Indies [details]

Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]

Habitat This is a mesopelagic species, inhabiting from 600 to 700 m during the day and found in depths less than 300 m at night. Capture of young at depths between 1 000 and 1 750 m suggests that females possibly lay eggs on the bottom of continental slopes [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat oceanic, pelagic [details]

Length Rarely exceeds 45 mm mantle length. [details]

Synonymy a possible synonym might be Stoa ammonitiformis de Serres, 1855 [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch posthoreninktvis  [details]
English ram's horn squidram's horn shellram's horncommon spirula  [details]
French spirule  [details]
German Posthörnchen  [details]
Japanese トグロコウイカ  [details]
Spanish espírula  [details]
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