Taxon profile


Turritella communis Risso, 1826

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  family Turritellidae - Turritellas »  genus Turritella

Scientific synonyms

Turritella britannica T. A. di Monterosato, 1890
Turritella communis var. extensa Monterosato in Coen, 1933
Turritella terebra var. gracilis Jeffreys, 1867
Turritella terebra var. imbricosoluta de Gregorio, 1884
Turritella communis var. laeviscula Coen, 1933
Turritella linnaei Deshayes in Bory de Saint Vincent, 1833
Turritella mediterranea Monterosato, 1890
Turritella terebra var. nivea Jeffreys, 1867
Turritella sabauda Risso, 1826
Turritella communis var. soluta Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1884


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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Turritella communis Risso, 1826]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Turritella communis RISSO, 1826]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Turritella communis Risso, 1826]
EN Petović S., Gvozdenović S., Ikica Z. (2017): An Annotated Checklist of the Marine Molluscs of the South Adriatic Sea (Montenegro) and a Comparison with Those of Neighbouring Areas, Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 17: 921-934 [as Turritella communis (Risso, 1826)]
SP Prats Pi, L. (2002): Gastròpodes marins de la cala de Binissafúller, Menorca (Illes Balears), Spira, 1(2): 21-24 [as Turritella communis Risso, 1826]
SP Tarruella Ruestes, A. & Fontanet Giner, M. (2001): Moluscos marinos del Golf de Sant Jordi (L'Ampolla) y del Port dels Alfacs, Spira, 1(1): 1-5 [as Turritella communis Risso, 1826]
SP Tarruella Ruestes, A. (2002): Moluscos marinos de Cap Ras y Llançà (Girona, NE de la península Ibérica), Spira, 1(2): 1-14 [as Turritella communis Risso, 1826]

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