Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order [unassigned] Caenogastropoda > Superfamily Epitonioidea > Family Epitoniidae > Genus Epitonium

Epitonium clathratulum (Kanmacher, 1798)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EpitoniumRöding, 1798accepted genus name
Cyclostoma Lamarck, 1799 synonym
Epitonium (Clathrus) synonym
Parviscala de Boury, 1887 synonym
Scala Mörch, 1852 synonym
Scalaria Lamarck, 1801 synonym

Species group names

Turbo clathratulus Kanmacher, 1798 basionym
Scalaria clathratula (Kanmacher, 1798) synonym
Turbo clathratulus Kanmacher, 1798 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: lille vindeltrappesnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: wit wenteltrapje; witte wenteltrap


original description

Adams G. (1798). Essays on the microscope, containing a description of the most improved microscopes, a general history of insects, [...] a description of 383 animalcula. 2nd ed. with considerable additions and improvements by Frederick Kanmacher). Billon & Keating, London. xvii + 712 pp., 32 pls.

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

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 (1 publication)
GenBank (3 nucleotides; 3 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Epitonium clathratulum. 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:139718




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