Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Vetigastropoda > Superfamily Trochoidea > Family Margaritidae > Genus Margarites

Margarites costalis (Gould, 1841)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MargaritesGray, 1847accepted genus name
Margarita Leach, 1819 later homonym
Margarita Leach, 1819 synonym
Trochus (Margarita) Leach, 1819 synonym

Species group names

Trochus costalis Gould, 1841 basionym
Margarita sordida Hancock, 1846 synonym
Margarita striata Broderip & Sowerby G.B. I, 1829 synonym
Trochus costalis Gould, 1841 synonym
Trochus leachii Philippi, 1846 synonym
Trochus polaris Philippi, 1846 synonym
Turbo cinereus Couthouy, 1838 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: boreal rosy margarite


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

Kantor Yu.I. & Sysoev A.V. (2006) Marine and brackish water Gastropoda of Russia and adjacent countries: an illustrated catalogue. Moscow: KMK Scientific Press. 372 pp. + 140 pls.

additional source

Abbott R. T. (1974) American seashells. The marine mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]

additional source

Gulbin V.V. & Chaban E.M. (2012) Annotated list of shell-bearing gastropods of Commander Islands. Part I. The Bulletin of the Russian Far East Malacological Society 15-16: 5–30.





External Links

GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins)
Barcode of Life (6 barcodes)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Margarites costalis (Gould, 1841). 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:141819




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