Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Vermetoidea > Family Vermetidae > Genus Vermetus

Vermetus triquetrus Bivona-Bernardi, 1832

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

VermetusDaudin, 1800accepted genus name

Species group names

Vermetus triqueter [sic] orthographic variant
Bivonia triquetra (Bivona-Bernardi, 1832) synonym
Bivonia triquetra var. aletes Monterosato 1892 synonym
Bivonia triquetra var. fascicularis Mörch, 1862 synonym
Bivonia triquetra var. serpulina Mörch, 1862 synonym
Vermetus (Bivonia) gregarius Monterosato 1892 synonym
Vermetus gregarius Monterosato, 1878 synonym
Vermetus gregarius var. solitaria Monterosato 1892 synonym
Vermetus gregarius var. typica Monterosato 1892 synonym
Vermetus triqueter [sic] synonym
Vermetus triqueter var. bicarinata Monterosato 1892 synonym
Vermetus triqueter var. discoidea Monterosato 1892 synonym
Vermetus triqueter var. repens Monterosato 1892 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: kërmilli guaskëkrimb sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 English: worm shell


original description

Bivona-Bernardi Ant. (1832). Caratteri dei vermeti desunti da cinque specie che abitano nel mare di Palermo. Effemeride Scientifiche e Letterarie per la Sicilia 1: 59-62 [stated date february 1832]; 2: 3-8, pl. 2 [april]

original description

Bivona-Bernardi, A., 1832. Caratteri di un nuovo genere di conchiglie fossili, estratti dalle Collettanee di Storia naturale, opera manoscritta del barone Antonino Bivona Bernardi. Effemeridi Scientifiche e Letterarie per la Sicilia, 1: 55–62, pl. 1; 2: 3–8, pl. 2.

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

Bieler, R. & R. E. Petit, 2011, Catalogue of Recent and fossil “worm-snail” taxa of the families Vermetidae, Siliquariidae, and Turritellidae (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda). Zootaxa, 2948, 1-103.





External Links

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Barcode of Life (1 barcode)


Bieler, R.; Gofas, S. (2014). Vermetus triquetrus Bivona-Bernardi, 1832. 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:141944




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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