Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Rissooidea > Family Rissoidae > Genus Pusillina

Pusillina inconspicua (Alder, 1844)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PusillinaMonterosato, 1884accepted genus name
Auriconoba Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Pusillina (Pusillina) Monterosato, 1884 synonym
Pusillina (Vicinirissoa) Ponder, 1985 synonym

Species group names

Rissoa inconspicua Alder, 1844 synonym
Rissoa inconspicua var. ventrosa Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Turboella densa Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Turboella diversa Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Turboella diversa diversiella Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Turboella inconspicua (Alder, 1844) synonym
Turboella inconspicua distans Nordsieck, 1972 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: tyndskallet tangsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: dwerg-drijfhoren sources: de Bruyne, R.H.; Bank, R.A.; Adema, J.P.H.M.; Perk, F.A. (1994). Nederlandse naamlijst van de weekdieren (Mollusca) van Nederland en Belgie: feestuitgave ter gelegenheid van het zestig-jarig jubileum van de Nederlandse Malacologische Vereniging [Dutch namelist of the Mollusca from the Netherlands and Belgium: festive edition at the occasion of the 60-year jubilee of the Dutch Malacological Society]. Backhuys Publishers: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-73348-33-1. 149 pp.
 Swedish: mindre bandtångsnäcka


original description

Alder J. (1844). Descriptions of some new British species of Rissoa and Odostomia. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 13: 323-328, pl. 8

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.

additional source

Ponder W. F. (1985) A review of the genera of the Rissoidae (Mollusca: Mesogastropoda: Rissoacea). Records of the Australian Museum supplement 4: 1-221. [12 February 1985]





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)


Gofas, S. (2014). Pusillina inconspicua (Alder, 1844). 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:141334




 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data




no data

Provided by

logo erms



Last modified

2004-12-21 by Serge Gofas

Your feedback

click here

Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License

Your e-mail address:

Your message: