Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Belaturricula gaini (Lamy, 1910)
Catalog Number: USNM 860141
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center & United States Bureau of Commercial Fisheries
Year Collected: 1970
Locality: South Shetland Islands, Deception Island, Antarctica, Antarctic Ocean
Depth (m): 154 to 154
Vessel: Hero R/V
  • Holotype: Dell, R. K. 1990. Antarctic Mollusca with Special Reference to the Fauna of the Ross Sea. Bull. R. Soc. N.Z. 27: 1-311.
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Paratype for Belaturricula gaini (Lamy, 1910)
Catalog Number: USNM 860144
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): University of Southern California
Year Collected: 1964
Locality: Scotia Ridge, SE of South Orkney Islands, Scotia Sea, Antarctic Ocean
Depth (m): 593 to 598
Vessel: Eltanin R/V
  • Paratype: Dell, R. K. 1990. Antarctic Mollusca with Special Reference to the Fauna of the Ross Sea. Bull. R. Soc. N.Z. 27: 1-311.
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Paratype for Belaturricula gaini (Lamy, 1910)
Catalog Number: USNM 860142
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): University of Southern California
Year Collected: 1963
Locality: South Shetland Islands, Bransfield Strait, Deception Island, Antarctica, Antarctic Ocean
Depth (m): 267 to 311
Vessel: Eltanin R/V
  • Paratype: Dell, R. K. 1990. Antarctic Mollusca with Special Reference to the Fauna of the Ross Sea. Bull. R. Soc. N.Z. 27: 1-311.
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Paratype for Belaturricula gaini (Lamy, 1910)
Catalog Number: USNM 860143
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): University of Southern California
Year Collected: 1964
Locality: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Antarctic Ocean
Depth (m): 210 to 220
Vessel: Eltanin R/V
  • Paratype: Dell, R. K. 1990. Antarctic Mollusca with Special Reference to the Fauna of the Ross Sea. Bull. R. Soc. N.Z. 27: 1-311.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 9 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 8 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 215 - 1349.5
  Temperature range (°C): -1.112 - 1.283
  Nitrate (umol/L): 30.431 - 33.434
  Salinity (PPS): 34.463 - 34.739
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.479 - 6.605
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.143 - 2.378
  Silicate (umol/l): 79.194 - 122.763

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 215 - 1349.5

Temperature range (°C): -1.112 - 1.283

Nitrate (umol/L): 30.431 - 33.434

Salinity (PPS): 34.463 - 34.739

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.479 - 6.605

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.143 - 2.378

Silicate (umol/l): 79.194 - 122.763
 
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Depth range based on 15 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 13 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 107 - 686.5
  Temperature range (°C): -1.491 - 0.763
  Nitrate (umol/L): 30.277 - 35.063
  Salinity (PPS): 34.257 - 34.748
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.837 - 6.578
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.076 - 2.378
  Silicate (umol/l): 73.867 - 122.763

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 107 - 686.5

Temperature range (°C): -1.491 - 0.763

Nitrate (umol/L): 30.277 - 35.063

Salinity (PPS): 34.257 - 34.748

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.837 - 6.578

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.076 - 2.378

Silicate (umol/l): 73.867 - 122.763
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Belaturricula gaini

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Belaturricula gaini

Belaturricula gaini is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Borsoniidae.[2]

Description[edit]

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs along the South Shetlands, the Scotia Sea, the Ross Sea and the Antarctic Ocean.

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Belaturricula antarctica

Belaturricula antarctica is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Borsoniidae.[2]

Description[edit]

The shell grows to a length of 73 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs along the South Orkneys and the South Shetlands.

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