Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Vetigastropoda > Superfamily Fissurelloidea > Family Fissurellidae > Subfamily Emarginulinae > Genus Emarginula

Emarginula sicula J.E. Gray, 1825

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EmarginulaLamarck, 1801accepted genus name
Semperia Crosse, 1867 synonym

Species group names

Emarginula cancellata Philippi, 1836 synonym
Emarginula curvirostris Deshayes, 1830 synonym
Emarginula depressa Bellini, 1929 synonym
Emarginula reticulata Risso, 1826 synonym
Emarginula rosea Bellini, 1929 synonym
Emarginula sicula var. major Pallary, 1900 synonym
Emarginula squamulosa Aradas, 1846 synonym


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

Piani P. (1985). Revisione del genere Emarginula Lamarck, 1801 in Mediterraneo. Lavori, Società Italiana di Malacologia 21: 193-238 [dated 1984 on front page]

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

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 (9 publications)
GenBank (5 nucleotides; 2 proteins)


Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2014). Emarginula sicula J.E. Gray, 1825. 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:139966




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EU Habitat Directive:
annex IV EU Habitat Directive Annex IV: Species of community interest in need of strict protection.
Red List status LC 2008This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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