E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Euspira pallida (Broderip and G. B. Sowerby I, 1829)
Pale Northern Moonsnail
Family: Naticidae

© Aaron Baldwin  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #7536)

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Distribution of Euspira pallida in British Columbia
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The Pale Northern Moon Snail is a predatory species of sea snail that is found in the Arctic Ocean, North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans at depths up to 2480 m depth (Gastropod.com 2011, Wikipedia 2011).

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Lunatia pallida (Broderip & G.B. Sowerby I, 1829)
Natica pallida Broderip & Sowerby G.B. I, 1829
Polinices pallida (Broderip & G. B. Sowerby I, 1829)
Polinices pallidus

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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2019. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 14/12/2019 1:19:13 PM]
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