Overview

Distribution

Range: 68.7°N to 73°S; 97°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Nova Scotia; USA: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida; Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Texas; Mexico; Mexico: Campeche Bank, Quintana Roo; Venezuela; Venezuela: unlocalized; Bermuda, Cuba, oceanic
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Type Locality: Atlantic Ocean (restricted) Antillen. [van der Spoel, 1976]

Distribution:

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Physical Description

Size

Up to 17mm in length, Up to 9mm in width. [van der Spoel, 1967]

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Diagnostic Description

Similar shortened caudal part of shell as forma pyramidata. Lateral ribs non-distinct, and five dorsal ribs less developed than pyramidata, but striation is more distinct. Whole shell is slightly curved ventrally. Middle part of shell has convex profile with cranial part having somewhat diverging lateral sides. [van der Spoel, 1967]

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Look Alikes

Cleodora martensii, Pfeffer, 1880b.

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 366 specimens in 2 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 336 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 4766
  Temperature range (°C): -1.901 - 23.246
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.672 - 39.114
  Salinity (PPS): 33.629 - 38.993
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.397 - 8.084
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.092 - 2.874
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.840 - 133.928

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 4766

Temperature range (°C): -1.901 - 23.246

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.672 - 39.114

Salinity (PPS): 33.629 - 38.993

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.397 - 8.084

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.092 - 2.874

Silicate (umol/l): 1.840 - 133.928
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Clio pyramidata

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Genomic DNA is available from 1 specimen
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Genomic DNA is available from 1 specimen with morphological vouchers housed at Queensland Museum
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Wikipedia

Clio pyramidata

Clio pyramidata is a species of sea butterfly, a floating and swimming sea snail, a pelagic marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cliidae.[3]

Formae[edit]

  • Forma Clio pyramidata f. lanceolata Lesueur, 1813[3]
  • Forma Clio pyramidata f. pyramidata Linnaeus, 1767
  • Forma Clio pyramidata f. tyrrhenica A.W. Janssen, 2012

Distribution[edit]

This species has a wide distribution: subtropical.,[4] European waters, the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean (Azores, Cape Verde), the Northwest Atlantic (Gulf of Maine), the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and off New Zealand.

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 21 mm.[5]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[5] Maximum recorded depth is 3718 m.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Linnaeus C. (1766-1767). Systema Naturae. Editio duodecima. 1. Regnum Animale. 1 & 2 Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii pp. 1-532 [1766], pp. 533-1327 [1767].
  2. ^ "Clio pyramidata". CLEMAM, accessed 9 February 2011.
  3. ^ a b Gofas, S. (2011). Clio pyramidata Linnaeus, 1767. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=139033 on 2011-02-09
  4. ^ Tsurumi M., Mackas D. L., Whitney F. A., DiBacco C., Galbraith M. D. & Wong C. S. (2005). "Pteropods, eddies, carbon flux, and climate variability in the Alaska Gyre". Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 52(7-8): 1037-1053. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2005.02.005, PDF.
  5. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The "Island Rule" and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.
  • 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
  • Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp
  • Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda.
  • Willan, R. (2009). Opisthobranchia (Mollusca). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp
  • Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. García. 2009. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.
  • Janssen A.W. (2012) Late Quaternary to Recent holoplanktonic Mollusca (Gastropoda) from bottom samples of the eastern Mediterranean Sea: systematics, morphology. Bollettino Malacologico 48 (suppl. 9): 1-105
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