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Buccinum undatum Linnaeus, 1758

138878  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138878)

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Species
Buccinum acuminatum Broderip, 1830 · unaccepted (dubious synonym)
Buccinum carinatum W. Turton, 1819 · unaccepted > junior homonym
Buccinum donovani G. O. Sars, 1878 · unaccepted (synonym)
Buccinum imperiale Reeve, 1846 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Buccinum labradorense Reeve, 1846 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Buccinum labyrinthus Gmelin, 1791 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Buccinum pyramidale Reeve, 1847 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Buccinum schneideri Verkrüzen, 1885 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Buccinum undatum minisculum H. J. Finlay, 1927 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Buccinum undatum var. caerulea G. O. Sars, 1878 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Buccinum undatum var. pauciflexuosa Lacourt, 1974 · unaccepted > unavailable name (described as variety after 1960)
Buccinum vulgare Da Costa, 1778 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Buccinum zealandicum Reeve, 1846 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Tritonium (Buccinum) undatum Linnaeus, 1758 · unaccepted > superseded combination

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Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 740 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Range: 76°N to 36.8°N; 83°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Queen Elizabeth...  
Distribution Range: 76°N to 36.8°N; 83°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Queen Elizabeth Islands, Baffin Island, Labrador, Newfoundland, Quebec, New Brunswick; USA: Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia  [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Buccinum undatum Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138878 on 2024-05-24
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 740 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Buccinum acuminatum Broderip, 1830) Broderip, W.J. (1830). Description of two new species of <i>Buccinum</i> from the English and Irish seas. <em>The Zoological Journal.</em> 5: 44-46., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27657407
page(s): 44-45, pl. 3 figs 1-2 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum donovani G. O. Sars, 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 http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92496 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum undatum var. flexuosa Jeffreys, 1867) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864]. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55187
page(s): 286 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum undatum var. lactea Jeffreys, 1867) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864]. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55187
page(s): 294 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum undatum var. caerulea G. O. Sars, 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 http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92496 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum tumescens H. J. Finlay, 1927 †) Finlay, H. J. (1927). New specific names for Austral Mollusca. <em>Transactions of the New Zealand Institute.</em> 57: 488-533.
page(s): 510 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Buccinum undatum var. minima Harmer, 1914 †) Harmer F.W. (1914-1918). The Pliocene Mollusca of Great Britain, being supplementary to S.V. Wood's monograph of the Crag Mollusca. Vol. 1. <em>Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society.</em> 67(330): 1-200, pl. 1-24 (part 1, February 1914); 68(333): 201-302, pl. 25-32 (part 2, July 1915); 70 (337): 303- 461, pl. 33-44 (part 3, February 1918); 71(341): i-xii, 463-483 (part 4, April 1919)., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36965666
page(s): part 1, p. 97, pl. 7 fig. 6 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum undatum minisculum H. J. Finlay, 1927 †) Finlay, H. J. (1927). New specific names for Austral Mollusca. <em>Transactions of the New Zealand Institute.</em> 57: 488-533.
page(s): 510 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Buccinum undatum var. pelagica W. King, 1846) King, W. (1846). An account of some shells and other invertebrate from found on the coast of Northumberland and of Durham. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 18: 233-251., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2319570
page(s): 248-249; note: listed as Buccinum pelagica but clearly treated as variety [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum undatum var. littoralis W. King, 1846) King, W. (1846). An account of some shells and other invertebrate from found on the coast of Northumberland and of Durham. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 18: 233-251., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2319570
page(s): 247-249; note: listed as Buccinum littoralis but clearly treated as variety [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum undatum var. magnum W. King, 1846) King, W. (1846). An account of some shells and other invertebrate from found on the coast of Northumberland and of Durham. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 18: 233-251., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2319570
page(s): 247-249; note: listed as Buccinum magnum but clearly treated as variety [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum schneideri Verkrüzen, 1885) Verkrüzen, T. A. (1885). Buccinum. <em>Nachrichtsblatt der deutschen malakozoologischen Gesellschaft.</em> 17: 85-88., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31475994
page(s): 87 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum undatum var. paupercula Jeffreys, 1867) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864]. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55187
page(s): 286 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum solutum Hermann, 1781) Hermann J. (1781). Erster Brief über einige Conchylien an den Herausgeber. <em>Der Naturforscher.</em> 16: 50-56, pl. 2. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Buccinum labradorense Reeve, 1846) Reeve, L. A. (1846-1847). Monograph of the genus <i>Buccinum</i>. In: <i>Conchologia Iconica, or, illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals</i>, vol. 3, pl. 1-14 and unpaginated text. L. Reeve & Co., London. [stated dates: pl. 1-12, December 1846; pl. 13-14, February 1847]. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11118823
page(s): pl. I, fig. 5 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum pyramidale Reeve, 1847) Reeve, L. A. (1846-1847). Monograph of the genus <i>Buccinum</i>. In: <i>Conchologia Iconica, or, illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals</i>, vol. 3, pl. 1-14 and unpaginated text. L. Reeve & Co., London. [stated dates: pl. 1-12, December 1846; pl. 13-14, February 1847]. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11118823
page(s): pl. XIII, fig. 104 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum zealandicum Reeve, 1846) Reeve, L. A. (1846-1847). Monograph of the genus <i>Buccinum</i>. In: <i>Conchologia Iconica, or, illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals</i>, vol. 3, pl. 1-14 and unpaginated text. L. Reeve & Co., London. [stated dates: pl. 1-12, December 1846; pl. 13-14, February 1847]. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11118823
page(s): pl. IV, fig. 28 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum imperiale Reeve, 1846) Reeve, L. A. (1846-1847). Monograph of the genus <i>Buccinum</i>. In: <i>Conchologia Iconica, or, illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals</i>, vol. 3, pl. 1-14 and unpaginated text. L. Reeve & Co., London. [stated dates: pl. 1-12, December 1846; pl. 13-14, February 1847]. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11118823
page(s): pl. I, fig. 8 [details]   

original description  (of Buccinum vulgare Da Costa, 1778) Da Costa, E. M. (1778). <i>Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, or, the British conchology</i>; containing the descriptions and other particulars of natural history of the shells of Great Britain and Ireland: illustrated with figures. In English and French. - Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, ou, la conchologie Britannique; contenant les descriptions & autres particularités d'histoire naturelle des coquilles de la Grande Bretagne & de l'Irlande: avec figures en taille douce. En anglois & françois. i-xii, 1-254, i-vii, [1], Pl. I-XVII. London. (Millan, White, Emsley & Robson). , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13116783
page(s): 122, pl. VI, fig. 6 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Buccinum carinatum W. Turton, 1819) Turton, W. (1819) A Conchological Dictionary of the British Islands. J. Booth, London, xxvii + 272 pp., 28 pls., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/29692
page(s): 13-14, fig. 94 [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (BeRMS 2020) Bio-environmental research group; Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries research (ILVO), Belgium; (2015): Epibenthos and demersal fish monitoring data in function of wind energy development in the Belgian part of the North Sea. [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 http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/ocrd/254404.pdf [details]   

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

additional source Nylander, O. O. (1921). Egg-capsules of <i>Buccinum undatum</i> L. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 35(2): 33-34, pl. 1, fig. 1., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1712053 [details]   

additional source Smith, K. E.; Thatje, S.; Hauton, C. (2013). Thermal tolerance during early ontogeny in the common whelk <i>Buccinum undatum</i> (Linnaeus 1785): Bioenergetics, nurse egg partitioning and developmental success. <em>Journal of Sea Research.</em> 79: 32-39., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2013.01.008 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Emmerson, J.; Hollyman, P.; Bloor, I.; Jenkins, S. (2020). Effect of temperature on the growth of the commercially fished common whelk (<i>Buccinum undatum</i>, L.): A regional analysis within the Irish Sea. <em>Fisheries Research.</em> 223: 105437., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2019.105437 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Martens, E. von. (1883). Ueber Löcher an der Spindelsäule von <i>Buccinum undatum</i>. <em>Sitzungs-Berichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin.</em> 1883: 45-46 [20 March]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8789337 [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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Dimensions maximum size of 50 to 100 mm [details]

Distribution Range: 76°N to 36.8°N; 83°W to 0°W. Distribution: Greenland; Greenland: West Greenland; Canada; Canada: Queen Elizabeth Islands, Baffin Island, Labrador, Newfoundland, Quebec, New Brunswick; USA: Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia  [details]

Habitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
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Dutch wulkkinkhoorn  [details]
English whelkwaved whelkedible European whelkcommon whelkcommon northern whelkbuckie  [details]
Finnish kuningaskotilo  [details]
French comteuxbulotbuccin ondébuccin communbuccin  [details]
German WellhornschneckeWellhornGemeine Wellhornschnecke  [details]
Italian buccino comune  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kongsnegl  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kongsnigel  [details]
Spanish bocina  [details]
Swedish valthornssnäcka  [details]
Turkish salyangoz  [details]
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