Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Vetigastropoda > Superfamily Trochoidea > Family Calliostomatidae > Subfamily Calliostomatinae > Genus Calliostoma

Calliostoma occidentale (Mighels & C. B. Adams, 1842)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CalliostomaSwainson, 1840accepted genus name
Conulus Nardo, 1841 objective synonym
Zizyphinus [sic] orthographic variant
Ziziphinus Gray, 1842 synonym
Zizyphinus [sic] synonym

Species group names

Calliostoma formosum (McAndrew & Forbes, 1847) synonym
Trochus alabastrum Lovén, 1846 synonym
Trochus formosus McAndrew & Forbes, 1847 synonym
Trochus occidentalis Mighels & Adams, 1842 synonym
Trochus occidentalis var. pura Jeffreys, 1865 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): perlemorkjeglesnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: boreal topsnail sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 Norwegian: perlemorkjeglesnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: perlemorkjeglesnegl sources: Boston J. Nat. Hist. 4: 47-48
 Norwegian Nynorsk: perlemorkjeglesnigel sources: Boston J. Nat. Hist. 4: 47-48
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): perlemorkjeglesnigel


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

Rosenberg, G. 2004. Malacolog Version 3.3.2: Western Atlantic gastropod database. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.

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

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

ITIS database





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (30 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection


Gofas, S. (2014). Calliostoma occidentale (Mighels & C. B. Adams, 1842). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/authority/http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141765




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