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Capulus ungaricus

Gastropoda - Capulidae

Patella hungarica was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Mediterranean.]. It is extant.

It was misspelled as Capulus hungaricus by Nordsieck (1969); it was recombined as Capulus ungaricus by Montfort (1810) and Hendy (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Patella hungarica Linnaeus
1810Capulus ungaricus Montfort p. 105
1969Capulus hungaricus Nordsieck
2007Capulus ungaricus Hendy

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCapuloideaFleming 1822
familyCapulidaeFleming 1822
genusCapulusMonfort 1810
speciesungaricus(Linnaeus 1758)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:46:36
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:46:36
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Lutetian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 47.80000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (14 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3France (Centre) Capulus ungaricus (178085)
Early/Lower Miocene - Middle Miocene23.03 - 11.608Germany (North Rhein-Westfalia) Capulus ungaricus (62884)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82France (Centre) Capulus ungaricus (179581)
Badenian13.65 - 12.7Austria Capulus ungaricus (74656)
Badenian13.65 - 12.7Poland (Holy Cross Mountains) Capulus ungaricus (38823)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Belgium Capulus ungaricus (80674)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588United Kingdom (England) Capulus ungaricus (84819)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Belgium Capulus ungaricus (179048 179079)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Italy (Emilia-Romagna) Capulus ungaricus (178117)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Italy Capulus ungaricus (178457 178779)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Ireland Capulus ungaricus (178118)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Netherlands Capulus ungaricus (98201)