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Velutina velutina (O. F. Müller, 1776)

141905  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Velutina velutina (O. F. Müller, 1776). Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2018) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2018-09-21
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2018). European Register of Marine Species. Velutina velutina (O. F. Müller, 1776). Accessed at: on 2018-09-21
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original description  (ofVelutina capuloidea Blainville, 1824) Defrance J. L. M. (1804-1845). [Mineralogie et Geologie] IN Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des diffrents êtres de la nature. (par plusieurs professeurs du Jardin du Roi ..., Georges Cuvier, ed.). Paris Vol. 1-2 [1804]. Vol. 3-4 [1806]. Suppl. 1 [1816]. Vol. 5-9 [1817]. Vol. 10-12 [1818]. Vol. 13-15 [1819]. Vol. 16-17 [1820]. Vol. 18-22 [1821]. Vol. 23-25 [1822]. Vol. 26-29 [1823]Vol. 30-33 [1824]. Vol. 34-38 [1825]. Vol. 39-44 [1826]. Vol. 45-51 [1827]. Vol. 52-53 [1828]. Vol. 54 [1829]. Vol. 55-57 [1828]. Vol. 58-59 [1829]. Vol. 60 [1830]. Vol. 61 [1845]., available online at
page(s): vol. 32, p. 261 [details]   

original description  (ofVelutina rupicola Conrad, 1831) Conrad, T. A. (1831). Description of fifteen new species of Recent, and three of fossil shells, chiefly from the coast of the United States. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 6(2): 256-268, plate 11., available online at [details]   

original description  (ofBulla velutina Müller O.F., 1776) Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus: seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. Hafniae, Typiis Hallageriis. 1-274., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofVelutina laevigata var. alba Jeffreys, 1867) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). British Conchology. Vol. 1: pp. CXIV + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864] Il frontrespizio reca la data 1863 ma in effetti pubblicato nel 1864. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst., available online at
page(s): 241 [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. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in RoR[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 Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at [15-01-2013]., available online at [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at [details]   
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