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Oenopota pyramidalis (Strøm, 1788)

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Not documented
Distribution Arctic Canada to Massachusetts; Norway; Bering sea to Puget Sound, Washington  
Distribution Arctic Canada to Massachusetts; Norway; Bering sea to Puget Sound, Washington [details]
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original description  (of Fusus pleurotomarius Couthouy, 1838) Couthouy, J. P. (1838). Descriptions of new species of Mollusca and shells, and remarks on several Polypii, found in Massachussets Bay. <em>Boston Journal of Natural History.</em> 2(1): 53-111., available online at
page(s): 107, pl. 1 fig. 9 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum pyramidale Strøm, 1788) Ström H. (1788). Beskrivelse over Norske Insecter, femte Styffe.. <i>Nye Samling af det Kongelige Danske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrivter 3</i>: 264-300. [details]   

original description  (of Defrancia vahli Møller, 1842) Möller, H. P. C. (1842). Index Molluscorum Groenlandiae. <em>Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift.</em> 4: 76-97 [Copenhagen]., available online at
page(s): 86 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Pleurotoma pyramidalis var. jenisseensis Leche, 1878) Leche W. (1878). Öfversigt öfver de af svenska expeditionerna till Novaja Semlja och Jenissej 1875 och 1876 insamlade. Hafsmollusker. <i>Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar</i>, N.F., 16(2): 1-86, pl. 1-2, available online at
page(s): 56, pl. 1 fig. 17 [details]   

original description  (of Bela pyramidalis var. semiplicata Sars G.O., 1878) Sars, G.O. (1878). Bidrag til Kundskaben om Norges arktiske Fauna. I. Mollusca Regionis Arcticae Norvegiae. Oversigt over de i Norges arktiske Region Forekommende Bløddyr. Brøgger, Christiania. xiii + 466 pp., pls 1-34 & I-XVIII., available online at [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213., available online at [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 2004. Malacolog Version 3.3.2: Western Atlantic gastropod database. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA., available online at [details]   

additional source Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Dimensions maximum size of 11 to 20 mm [details]

Distribution Arctic Canada to Massachusetts; Norway; Bering sea to Puget Sound, Washington [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
English pyramid lora  [details]
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