Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Buccinoidea > Family Buccinidae > Genus Colus

Colus pygmaeus (Gould, 1841)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ColusRöding, 1798accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: pygmy whelk

Literature

basis of record

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.

basis of record

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

basis of record

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.

basis of record

Turgeon, D.D., et al. 1998. Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates of the United States and Canada. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26

basis of record

ITIS database

basis of record

Abbott, R.T. (1974). American Seashells. 2nd ed. Van Nostrand Reinhold: New York, NY (USA). 663 pp.

basis of record

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

additional source

Fraussen K. (2010). Buccinidae checklist. Pers. Com.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Fraussen, K.; Rosenberg, G. (2011). Colus pygmaeus (Gould, 1841). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:160214

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Occurrence

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Importance

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2010-07-19 by Koen Fraussen

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