Taxon profile


Ram's Horn Squid
Spirula spirula (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Spirulida »  family Spirulidae »  genus Spirula

Scientific synonyms

Nautilus spirula Linnaeus, 1758
Spirula australis Lamarck
Spirula peronii Lamarck, 1822

Other names

= Common Ramshorn-squid


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Spirula spirula Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
EN Australian Faunal Directory [d0114354-6060-42fd-bde4-d84516a4df67]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Spirula spirula (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [162587]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Spirula spirula (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Spirula spirula (Linné, 1758)]
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Spirula spirula (LINNÉ, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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