Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Muricoidea > Family Muricidae > Subfamily Trophoninae > Genus Boreotrophon

Boreotrophon clathratus (Linnaeus, 1767)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BoreotrophonP. Fischer, 1884accepted genus name

Species group names

Murex clathratus Linnaeus, 1767 basionym
Buccinum lamellatum Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Buccinum lyratum Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Fusus costatus Hisinger, 1837 synonym
Fusus lamellosus Gray, 1839 synonym
Fusus scalariformis Gould, 1840 synonym
Murex bamffius Donovan, 1804 synonym
Murex clathratus Linnaeus, 1767 synonym
Tritonium clathratum (Linnaeus, 1767) synonym
Tritonium clathratum f. elatior Middendorff, 1849 synonym
Tritonium clathratum f. normalis Middendorff, 1849 synonym
Tritonium clathratum f. ventricosa Middendorff, 1849 synonym
Tritonium gunneri Lovén, 1846 synonym
Tritonium rossi Leach in Mörch, 1858 synonym
Trophon cepulus [sic] synonym
Trophon clathratus (Linnaeus, 1767) synonym
Trophon clathratus var. grandis Mörch, 1869 synonym
Trophon clathratus var. intermedia Verkrüzen, 1881 synonym
Trophon clathratus var. maxima Verkrüzen, 1881 synonym
Trophon gunneri (Lovén, 1846) synonym
Trophon gunneri var. coddi Harmer, 1918 synonym
Trophon richardsoni Gray in Mörch, 1869 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: vingeribbet pigsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: grote ribhoren
 English: clathrate trophon


basis of record

Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.

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

Turgeon, D.; Quinn, J.F.; Bogan, A.E.; Coan, E.V.; Hochberg, F.G.; Lyons, W.G.; Mikkelsen, P.M.; Neves, R.J.; Roper, C.F.E.; Rosenberg, G.; Roth, B.; Scheltema, A.; Thompson, F.G.; Vecchione, M.; Williams, J.D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp.

additional source

Gosner, K.L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 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.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications)
Barcode of Life


Gofas, S. (2014). Boreotrophon clathratus (Linnaeus, 1767). 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:146732




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