Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Truncatelloidea > Family Assimineidae > Genus Assiminea

Assiminea grayana Fleming, 1828

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AssimineaFleming, 1828accepted genus name
Assemania Knight, 1900 synonym

Species group names

Assemania ostiorum Bavay, 1920 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: marsksnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: Gray's kustslak sources: de Bruyne, R.H. (1991). Schelpen van de Nederlandse kust [Shells of the Dutch coast]. Jeugdbondsuitgeverij/KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5107-017-9. III, 165 pp.
 Swedish: marsksnäcka


original description

Fleming, J. 1828. A History of British Animals, Exhibiting the Descriptive Characters and Systematical Arrangement of the Genera and Species of Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; including the Indigenous, Extirpated, and Extinct Kinds, together with Periodical and Occasional Visitants. Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh: i-xxiii, 1-565.

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Rosenberg, G. 1992. Encyclopedia of Seashells. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.

additional source

Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (46 publications)
GenBank (5 nucleotides; 2 proteins)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)


Gofas, S. (2014). Assiminea grayana. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138814




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