Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Gymnosomata > Superfamily Clionoidea > Family Clionidae > Genus Clione

Clione limacina (Phipps, 1774)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ClionePallas, 1774accepted genus name

Species group names

Clio limacina Phipps, 1774 basionym
Clio limacina Phipps, 1774 synonym
Clio miquelonensis Rang, 1825 synonym
Clione anctartica Smith E.A., 1902 synonym
Clione borealis Pallas, 1774 synonym
Clione dalli Krause, 1885 synonym
Clione elegantissima Dall, 1871 synonym
Clione filifera Pruvot-Fol, 1926 synonym
Clione gracilis Massy, 1909 synonym
Clione kinkaidi Agersborg, 1923 synonym
Clione limacina var. meridionalis Pruvot-Fol, 1926 synonym
Clione limacina var. typica Meisenheimer, 1906 synonym
Clione minuta Pruvot-Fol, 1926 synonym
Clione papilionacea Jeffreys, 1869 synonym


Clione limacina australis (Bruguière, 1792)

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: gewone vlerkslak; vlerkslak sources: de Bruyne, R.H.; Bank, R.A.; Adema, J.P.H.M.; Perk, F.A. (1994). Nederlandse naamlijst van de weekdieren (Mollusca) van Nederland en Belgie: feestuitgave ter gelegenheid van het zestig-jarig jubileum van de Nederlandse Malacologische Vereniging [Dutch namelist of the Mollusca from the Netherlands and Belgium: festive edition at the occasion of the 60-year jubilee of the Dutch Malacological Society]. Backhuys Publishers: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-73348-33-1. 149 pp.
 English: common clione sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 Swedish: änglavingsnäcka


original description

Phipps, C.J., 1774. A voyage towards the North Pole undertaken by His Majesty's Command 1773 : i-viii, 1-253.

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

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. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp.

additional source

Gosner, K.L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.

additional source

Abbott R. T. (1974) American seashells. The marine mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]





External Links

Barcode of Life (39 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (203 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
GenBank (17 nucleotides; 15 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Clione limacina (Phipps, 1774). 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:139178




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