Overview

Distribution

Arctic seas to off North Carolina; Arctic seas to California
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Euspira monterona Dall, 1919
Catalog Number: USNM 220856
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): W. Dall
Locality: Unalaska, Alaska, United States, Captains Bay, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 137 to 137
  • Holotype: Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 56(2295): 352.
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Ecology

Habitat

bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 167 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 82 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 1855.5
  Temperature range (°C): -1.537 - 9.505
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.242 - 24.099
  Salinity (PPS): 27.165 - 35.253
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.698 - 8.304
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.094 - 2.100
  Silicate (umol/l): 3.054 - 53.226

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 1855.5

Temperature range (°C): -1.537 - 9.505

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.242 - 24.099

Salinity (PPS): 27.165 - 35.253

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.698 - 8.304

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.094 - 2.100

Silicate (umol/l): 3.054 - 53.226
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Lunatia pallida

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

Lunatia pallida

Lunatia pallida, common name the pale moonsnail, is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Naticidae, the moon snails.[1]

Distribution[edit]

This species occurs in European waters and the Northwest Atlantic Ocean.

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded shell length is 42 mm.[2]

Habitat[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 2480 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Lunatia pallida (Broderip & G.B. Sowerby I, 1829). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=153850 on 2012-08-18
  2. ^ 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.
  • Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. page(s): 84
  • Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.
  • Kantor, Y.I. & Sysoev, A.V. (eds), 2005. Catalogue of molluscs of Russia and adjacent countries. Moscow
  • Kantor Yu.I. & Sysoev A.V. (2006) Marine and brackish water Gastropoda of Russia and adjacent countries: an illustrated catalogue. Moscow: KMK Scientific Press. 372 pp. + 140 pls
  • Petit R.E. (2009) George Brettingham Sowerby, I, II & III: their conchological publications and molluscan taxa. Zootaxa 2189: 1–218
  • Hasegawa K. (2009) Upper bathyal gastropods of the Pacific coast of northern Honshu, Japan, chiefly collected by R/V Wakataka-maru. In: T. Fujita (ed.), Deep-sea fauna and pollutants off Pacific coast of northern Japan. National Museum of Nature and Science Monographs 39: 225-383
  • Torigoe K. & Inaba A. (2011) Revision on the classification of Recent Naticidae. Bulletin of the Nishinomiya Shell Museum 7: 133 + 15 pp., 4 pls.
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