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

Boreotrophon truncatus (Strøm, 1768)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BoreotrophonP. Fischer, 1884accepted genus name

Species group names

Buccinum truncatum Strøm, 1768 basionym
Buccinum truncatum Strøm, 1768 synonym
Trophon clathratus var. attenuata Harmer, 1918 synonym
Trophon clathratus var. exilis Harmer, 1918 synonym
Trophon truncatus (Strøm, 1768) synonym
Trophon truncatus var. abbreviata Mörch, 1869 synonym
Trophon truncatus var. alba Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Trophon truncatus var. intermedia Harmer, 1918 synonym
Trophon truncatus var. major Brögger, 1901 synonym
Trophon truncatus var. scalaris Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Trophonopsis truncata (Strøm, 1768) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: ribbet pigsnegl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: bobtail trophon sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 Swedish: vindeltornsnäcka


basis of record

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 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

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

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

Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection


Gofas, S. (2014). Boreotrophon truncatus (Strøm, 1768). 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:146733




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