Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass [unassigned] Heterobranchia > Superfamily Siphonarioidea > Family Siphonariidae > Genus Siphonaria

Siphonaria pectinata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

SiphonariaG. B. Sowerby I, 1823accepted genus name

Species group names

Patella pectinata Linnaeus, 1758 synonym
Siphonaria adansonii de Blainville, 1827 synonym
Siphonaria algesirae Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 synonym
Siphonaria algesirae var. depressa Locard, 1898 synonym
Siphonaria grisea (Gmelin, 1791) synonym
Siphonaria jonasi Dunker, 1853 synonym
Siphonaria lineolata d'Orbigny, 1842 synonym
Siphonaria mouret Sowerby G.B. I, 1825 synonym
Siphonaria mouret var. conica Pallary, 1900 synonym
Siphonaria mouret var. minor Pallary, 1900 synonym
Siphonaria mouret var. nigra Pallary, 1900 synonym
Siphonaria mouretus de Blainville, 1824 synonym
Siphonaria naufraga Stearns, 1872 synonym
Siphonaria striatocostata Dunker, 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

Kawauchi G.Y. & Giribet G. 2011. On the amphi-atlantic Siphonaria pectinata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Siphonariidae): invader from the east or endemic? Journal of Molluscan Studies, 77(2): 196-201.

additional source

Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.

additional source

Bernard, P.A. (Ed.) (1984). Coquillages du Gabon [Shells of Gabon]. Pierre A. Bernard: Libreville, Gabon. 140, 75 plates 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.

additional source

Dayrat B., Goulding T.C. & White T.R. (2014) Diversity of Indo-West Pacific Siphonaria (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Euthyneura). Zootaxa 3779(2): 246–276.





External Links

Barcode of Life (10 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (21 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
GenBank (74 nucleotides; 56 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Siphonaria pectinata. 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:141470




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