Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Littorinimorpha > Superfamily Stromboidea > Family Aporrhaidae > Genus Aporrhais

Aporrhais serresianus (Michaud, 1828)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Aporrhaisda Costa, 1778accepted genus name

Species group names

Aporrhais macandreae Jeffreys, 1867 synonym
Aporrhais sarsii Kobelt, 1908 synonym
Aporrhais serreseanus [sic] synonym
Aporrhais serreseanus hexapodus Nordsieck, 1968 synonym
Aporrhais serresianus var. crassa Locard, 1890 synonym
Aporrhais serresianus var. minor Locard, 1890 synonym
Aporrhais serresianus var. ventricosa Locard, 1890 synonym
Rostellaria serresiana Michaud, 1828 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: de Serre’s pelican’s foot sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: de Serre’s Pelican’s Foot sources: Charles Hussey
 Greek: Χηνοπόδαρο


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

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

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (27 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Aporrhais serresianus (Michaud, 1828). 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:138761




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EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/B 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, and only in the Member States in respect of which they are indicated in the Directive, according to Annex II/B of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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