Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Cephalaspidea > Superfamily Philinoidea > Family Philinidae > Genus Philine

Philine catena (Montagu, 1803)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PhilineAscanius, 1772accepted genus name
Bulla (Bullea) [sic] orthographic variant
Bullea [sic] orthographic variant
Bulla (Bullea) [sic] synonym
Bullaea Lamarck, 1801 synonym
Bullea [sic] synonym
Johania Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Laona A. Adams, 1865 synonym
Lobaria O. F. Müller, 1776 synonym
Praephiline Chaban & Soldatenko, 2009 synonym
Rhinodiaphana Lemche, 1967 synonym
Utriculopsis M. Sars, 1870 synonym

Species group names

Bulla catena Montagu, 1803 basionym
Bullaea catina Brown, 1827 orthographic variant
Bulla catena Montagu, 1803 synonym
Bullaea angustata Philippi, 1836 synonym
Bullaea catenata Thorpe, 1844 synonym
Bullaea catina Brown, 1827 synonym
Bullaea punctata Philippi, 1836 synonym
Philine catena var. zona Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Philine catenata Locard, 1886 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: ketting-schepje


basis of record

Ohnheiser L.T. & Malaquias M. (2013) Systematic revision of the gastropod family Philinidae (Mollusca: Cephalaspidea) in the north-east Atlantic Ocean with emphasis on the Scandinavian Peninsula. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 167: 273–326.

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.

additional source

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





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (87 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Philine catena (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:140747




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