Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Conoidea > Family Mangeliidae > Genus Bela

Bela nebula (Montagu, 1803)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BelaLeach, 1847accepted genus name
Fehria van Aartsen, 1988 synonym
Ginnania Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Ichnusa Jeffreys, 1847 synonym
Mangelia (Bela) Leach, 1847 synonym
Pleurotoma (Bela) Leach, 1847 synonym

Species group names

Murex nebula Montagu, 1803 basionym
Bela septenvillei (Dautzenberg & Durouchoux, 1913) synonym
Buccinum steveni Krynicky, 1837 synonym
Ichnusa setaba Jeffreys, 1847 synonym
Mangelia (Bela) nebula (Montagu, 1803) synonym
Mangelia nebula (Montagu, 1803) synonym
Mangelia nebula var. lactea Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Mangelia plicatilis Risso, 1826 synonym
Murex nebula Montagu, 1803 synonym
Pleurotoma nebula (Montagu, 1803) synonym
Pleurotoma nebula var. abbreviata Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Pleurotoma nebula var. elongata Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Pleurotoma nebula var. minor Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Pleurotoma nigra Potiez & Michaud, 1838 synonym
Raphitoma affine Locard, 1892 synonym
Raphitoma nebula (Montagu, 1803) synonym
Raphitoma nebula var. septenvillei Dautzenberg, 1913 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: bølgebåndet pilsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: hoge trapgevel; slanke trapgevel


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

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

additional source

de Kluijver, M.J.; Ingalsuo, S.S.; de Bruyne, R.H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 1. Keys to Mollusca and Brachiopoda. World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14706-3. 1 cd-rom pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection


Gofas, S. (2014). Bela nebula (Montagu, 1803). 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:139217




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