Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Pterotracheoidea > Family Pterotracheidae > Genus Pterotrachea

Pterotrachea coronata Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PterotracheaForsskål in Niebuhr, 1775accepted genus name
Firola Bruguière, 1791 synonym

Species group names

Pterotrachea adamastor Lesson, 1838 synonym
Pterotrachea challengeri Tesch, 1906 synonym
Pterotrachea intermedia Tesch, 1906 synonym
Pterotrachea microptera Tesch, 1906 synonym
Pterotrachea umbilicata Delle Chiaje, 1841 synonym


original description

Niebuhr C. (ed.) (1775). Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål, prof. Haun., post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae [Copengagen], Möller, pp. 1-19 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, 1 map.

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

Spencer, H.G.; Marshall, B.A.; Maxwell, P.A.; Grant-Mackie, J.A.; Stilwell, J.D.; Willan, R.C.; Campbell, H.J.; Crampton, J.S.; Henderson, R.A.; Bradshaw, M.A.; Waterhouse, J.B.; Pojeta, J. Jr (2009). Phylum Mollusca: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 161-254.

additional source

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (118 publications)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
GenBank (10 nucleotides; 4 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Pterotrachea coronata Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775. 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:139944




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