Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Cancellarioidea > Family Cancellariidae > Subfamily Admetinae > Genus Admete

Admete viridula (Fabricius, 1780)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AdmeteKrøyer, 1842accepted genus name

Species group names

Tritonium viridulum Fabricius, 1780 basionym
Cancellaria buccinoides Couthouy, 1838 later homonym; nom. inval.
Admete abnormis Harmer, 1918 synonym
Admete borealis Adams A., 1855 synonym
Admete couthouyi (Jay, 1839) synonym
Admete crispa Møller, 1842 synonym
Admete undatocostata Verkrüzen, 1875 synonym
Admete viridula var. distincta Leche, 1878 synonym
Admete viridula var. elongata Leche, 1878 synonym
Admete viridula var. producta Sars G.O., 1878 synonym
Admete viridula var. undata Leche, 1878 synonym
Cancellaria buccinoides Couthouy, 1838 synonym; nom. inval.
Cancellaria couthouyi Jay, 1839 synonym
Murex costellifer Sowerby J. de C., 1832 synonym
Tritonium viridulum Fabricius, 1780 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 French: admète commune du nord


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

Rosenberg, G. 2004. Malacolog Version 3.3.2: Western Atlantic gastropod database. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM)

additional source

Hemmen J. (2007) Recent Cancellariidae. Annotated and illustrated catalogue of Recent Cancellariidae. Privately published, Wiesbaden. 428 pp. [With amendments and corrections taken from Petit R.E. (2012) A critique of, and errata for, Recent Cancellariidae by Jens Hemmen, 2007. Conchologia Ingrata 9: 1-8. http://conchologia.com/publication_pdf/13.pdf]

additional source

Høisæter T. (2011) Revision of the Cancellariidae (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda) in the deep water of the Norwegian Sea, with the description of a new species of Admete. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 91: 493-504.

additional source

ITIS database





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (162 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Barcode of Life (2 barcodes)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 2 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Admete viridula. 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:138969




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