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Gastropoda: : Ellobioidea: Ellobiidae

Myosotella myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801)


Range: 44.7°N to 31°N; 81°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 0 m (live 0 to 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 12  mm

Synonymy

Ovatella myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801) 
Melampus myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801) 
Conovulus myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801) 
Phytia myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801) 
Alexia myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801) 
Carychium myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801) 
Auricula myosotis Draparnaud, 1801
Tralia myosotis (Draparnaud, 1801) 
Actaeon denticulata (Montagu, 1803) 
Melampus denticulata (Montagu, 1803) 
Conovulus denticulata (Montagu, 1803) 
Pythia denticulata (Montagu, 1803) 
Jaminia denticulata (Montagu, 1803) 
Voluta denticulata Montagu, 1803
Phytia denticulata (Montagu, 1803) 
Voluta reflexa Turton, 1819
Tralia ringens (Turton, 1819) 
Voluta ringens Turton, 1819
Jaminia quinquedens Brown, 1827
Auricula tenella Menke, 1830
Auricula personata (Michaud, 1831) 
Carychium personatum Michaud, 1831
Melampus gracilis Lowe, 1832
Alexia borealis (Conrad, 1833) 
Phytia borealis (Conrad, 1833) 
Melampus borealis Conrad, 1833
Auricula dubia Cantraine, 1836
Auricula reflexilabris d'Orbigny, 1837
Auricula venetiensis Villa & Villa, 1841
Auricula adriatica Küster, 1844
Alexia biasolettiana (Küster, 1844) 
Auricula biasolettiana Küster, 1844
Auricula elongata Küster, 1844
Auricula kutschigiana Küster, 1844
Auricula microstoma Küster, 1844
Auricula sayi Küster, 1844
Leuconia sayi (Küster, 1844) 
Alexia ciliata (Morelet, 1845) 
Auricula ciliata Morelet, 1845
Auricula botteriana Philippi, 1846
Alexia obsoleta Pfeiffer, 1854
Phytia bermudensis (H. & A. Adams, 1855) 
Ovatella bermudensis (H. & A. Adams, 1855) 
Alexia bermudensis H. & A. Adams, 1855
Alexia payraudeaui Pfeiffer, 1856
Melampus turritus Binney, 1859
Alexia bicolor (Morelet, 1860) 
Auricula bicolor Morelet, 1860
Alexia vespertina (Morelet, 1860) 
Auricula vespertina Morelet, 1860
Alexia algerica Bourguignat, 1864
Alexia micheli Bourguignat, 1864
Alexia quadriplicata Bourguignat, 1864
Alexia triplicata Bourguignat, 1864
Auricula dalmatina Rigacci, 1866
Auricula diaphana Rigacci, 1866
Alexia loweana Pfeiffer, 1866
Alexia setifer Cooper, 1872
Alexia tenuis Cooper, 1872
Alexia hiriarti Folin & Berillon, 1874
Auricula meridionalis Brazier, 1877
Auricula scrobiculata Wollaston, 1878
Auricula subarmata Wollaston, 1878
Auricula watsoni Wollaston, 1878
Auricula veneta Martens, 1884
Tralia junior Dall, 1885
Alexia cossoni Bourguignat, 1887
Alexia enhalia Bourguignat, 1887
Alexia globulus Bourguignat, 1887
Alexia letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1887
Alexia pechaudi Bourguignat, 1887
Alexia terrestris Bourguignat, 1887
Alexia acuminata Morelet, 1889
Alexia pulchella Morelet, 1889
Alexia armoricana Locard, 1891
Alexia exilis Locard, 1893
Alexia parva Locard, 1893
Alexia ringicula Locard, 1893
Alexia elongata Pallary, 1900
Alexia incrassata Pallary, 1900
Phytia marylandica (Pilsbry, 1900) 
Alexia marylandica Pilsbry, 1900
Alexia minor Pallary, 1900
Alexia oranica Pallary, 1900
Alexia americana Kobelt, 1901
Alexia subflava Fenaux, 1939
Alexia varicosa Féneaux, 1939

Details


Auricula myosotis Draparnaud, 1801,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 44.7°N to 31°N; 81°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 m (live 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 12 mm
Distribution: Canada: Nova Scotia; USA: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia; Bermuda
References: Bousfield (1964) N; Wass (1972); Martins (1996) cSWM
Comments: Records from Cuba and Jamaica need confirmation (Martins 1996), as does Dall's (1889b) record from West Florida.
Combining Genera:  Alexia Carychium Conovulus Melampus Ovatella Phytia Tralia

Alexia acuminata Morelet, 1889 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Auricula adriatica Küster, 1844 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia algerica Bourguignat, 1864 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Alexia americana Kobelt, 1901 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia armoricana Locard, 1891 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Alexia bermudensis H. & A. Adams, 1855 
[Synonym]
Range: 32.3°N ; 64.8°W
Distribution: Bermuda
References: Martins (1996) sT
Combining Genera:  Ovatella Phytia

Auricula biasolettiana Küster, 1844 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s
Combining Genera:  Alexia

Auricula bicolor Morelet, 1860 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT
Combining Genera:  Alexia

Melampus borealis Conrad, 1833 
[Synonym]
Distribution: USA: Rhode Island
References: Martins (1996) s
Combining Genera:  Alexia Phytia

Auricula botteriana Philippi, 1846c, p. 97
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Insula Lesina Dalmatiae
Maximum Reported Size: 6 mm
References: Philippi (1846c) M; Martins (1996) s

Auricula ciliata Morelet, 1845 
[Synonym]
References: Dall (1885b) s; Martins (1996) T
Combining Genera:  Alexia

Alexia cossoni Bourguignat, 1887 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Auricula (Alexia) myosotis var. dalmatina Rigacci, 1866, p. 29
[Not available]
Attributed to: Draparnaud
Type Locality: Dalmazia
Comments: Nude name.

Voluta denticulata Montagu, 1803, p. 234, [Walker Min. Shells f. 50, 53]
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Faversham; between Plymouth and Dock; south coast of Devonshire; Barnstable; Ilfracomb; near Aberavon, Wales; Southhampton
Maximum Reported Size: 12 mm
Distribution: USA: Massachusetts
References: Montagu (1803) M; Gould (1841) {M}; Dall (1885b) s; Martins (1996) T
Combining Genera:  Actaeon Conovulus Jaminia Melampus Phytia Pythia

Auricula (Alexia) myosotis var. diaphana Rigacci, 1866, p. 29
[Not available]
Attributed to: Draparnaud
Type Locality: Germania
Comments: Nude name.

Auricula dubia Cantraine, 1836 
[Synonym]
References: Sabelli et al. (1990) s
Comments: Non Grateloup, 1828.

Auricula elongata Küster, 1844 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia (Leuconia) micheli var. elongata Pallary, 1900, p. 238, pl. 6, fig. 1
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Ste. Thérèse, département d'Oran [Algeria]
Maximum Reported Size: 8.5 mm
References: Pallary (1900) M

Alexia enhalia Bourguignat, 1887 
[Synonym]
References: Sabelli et al. (1990) s

Alexia exilis Locard, 1893 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Alexia globulus Bourguignat, 1887 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Melampus gracilis Lowe, 1832 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia hiriarti Folin & Berillon, 1874 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Alexia (Leuconia) micheli var. incrassata Pallary, 1900, p. 238, not figured
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Ste. Thérèse, département d'Oran [Algeria]
References: Pallary (1900) M

Tralia junior Dall, 1885 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Auricula kutschigiana Küster, 1844 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1887 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Alexia loweana Pfeiffer, 1866 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia myosotis var. marylandica Pilsbry, 1900d, p. 40, not figured
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Mouth of St. Leonard's Creek, Patuxent River, Maryland
Distribution: USA: Maryland
References: Baker (1964) T; Martins (1996) s
Combining Genera:  Phytia

Auricula meridionalis Brazier, 1877 
[Synonym]
References: Climo (1982) s; Martins (1996) sT

Alexia micheli Bourguignat, 1864 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT
Comments: Non Mittré, 1841.

Auricula microstoma Küster, 1844 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia (Leuconia) micheli var. minor Pallary, 1900, p. 238, not figured
[Not available]
Type Locality: Arzew dans le port; Camerata; Oran [Algeria]
Maximum Reported Size: 5.5 mm
References: Pallary (1900) M
Comments: Nude name.

Alexia obsoleta Pfeiffer, 1854 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia (Kochia) oranica Pallary, 1900, p. 240, pl. 6, fig. 2-2a
[Synonym]
Type Locality: entre les bains de la Reine et la ponceau de Ste-Clotilde, près d'Oran [Algeria]
Maximum Reported Size: 6.5 mm
References: Pallary (1900) M; Martins (1996) sT

Alexia parva Locard, 1893 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Alexia payraudeaui Pfeiffer, 1856 
[Synonym]
Attributed to: Shuttleworth
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia pechaudi Bourguignat, 1887 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Carychium personatum Michaud, 1831 
[Synonym]
References: Dall (1885b) s; Martins (1996) T
Combining Genera:  Auricula

Alexia pulchella Morelet, 1889 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Alexia quadriplicata Bourguignat, 1864 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Jaminia quiquidens Brown, 1827,  pl. 51, fig. 11
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Prestonpans
References: Dall (1885b) s

Voluta reflexa Turton, 1819 
[Synonym]
References: Dall (1885b) s; Martins (1996) T

Auricula reflexilabris d'Orbigny, 1837, p. 326-327, pl. 42, figs. 1-3
[Synonym]
Type Locality: sur les bords d'une mare d'eau salée, alimentée par les grandes marées, au milieu des galets qui bordent la plage, au sud du port du Callao, près de Lima [Peru]
Maximum Reported Size: 9 mm
References: d'Orbigny (1837) M; Martins (1996) s

Voluta ringens Turton, 1819 
[Synonym]
References: Dall (1885b) s; Martins (1996) T
Combining Genera:  Tralia

Alexia ringicula Locard, 1893 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Auricula sayi Küster, 1844, 
[Synonymy uncertain]
References: Pfeiffer (1854b: 152); Martins (1996) s?
Combining Genera:  Leuconia

Auricula scrobiculata Wollaston, 1878 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Alexia setifer Cooper, 1872, p. 143-144, pl. 3, figs. A1-6
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Stony shore of a tide-water creek within the limits of San Francisco
References: Dall (1885b) s

Auricula subarmata Wollaston, 1878 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia subflava Fenaux, 1939 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Auricula tenella Menke, 1830, p. 131
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Ad insulae Norderney
Maximum Reported Size: 5.5 mm
References: Menke (1830) M; Dall (1885b) s

Alexia tenuis Cooper, 1872 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia terrestris Bourguignat, 1887 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Alexia triplicata Bourguignat, 1864 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT

Melampus turritus Binney, 1859 
[Synonym]
Attributed to: Say MS
Distribution: USA: Rhode Island
References: Martins (1996) s

Alexia varicosa Féneaux, 1939 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Auricula veneta Martens, 1884 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) s

Auricula venetiensis Villa & Villa, 1841 
[Synonym]
Attributed to: Muhlfeldt
References: Sabelli et al. (1990) s

Auricula vespertina Morelet, 1860 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT
Combining Genera:  Alexia

Auricula watsoni Wollaston, 1878 
[Synonym]
References: Martins (1996) sT


Partial List of References

Brown, T. 1827. Illustrations of the Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland.  [vi] + v, 52 pls. W. H. Lizars, D. Lizars and S. Highley: London. [True date: post 25 Nov.]
Cooper, J. G. 1872. On new Californian Pulmonata, etc.. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 24: 143-154, pl. 3.
d'Orbigny, A. 1837. Mollusques. Voyage dans l'Amérique Méridionale 5: 185-376, pls. 38-52, 57. P. Bertrand: Paris. [True date: -- --- 1837.]
Menke, K. T. 1830. Synopsis methodica Molluscorum.  xvi + 169. Author: Pyrmont. [Stated date: -- --- 1830; true date: post 12 Apr.]
Montagu, G. 1803. Testacea Britannica.  [iii] + xxxix + 606 + [4]. J. S. Hollis: Romsey. [True date: post Sept 1.]
Pallary, P. 1900. Coquilles marines du littoral du Département d'Oran. Journal de Conchyliologie 48: 211-422, pls. 6-8.
Philippi, R. A. 1846. Diagnoses testaceorum quorundam novorum. Zeitschrift für Malakozoologie 3: 97-106. [Stated date: -- Jul 1846.]
Pilsbry, H. A. 1900. Notices of new American snails. Nautilus 14: 40-41. [Stated date: -- Aug 1900.]
Rigacci, [J.] 1866. Catalogo delle Conchiglie Componenti la Collezione Rigacci Classificata col Sistema di Lamarck.  56 pp. Author: Roma.

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