Species under Margarites
n= 34
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Margarites argentatus
(Gould, 1841)
Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific 0.3
Margarites atlantoides
(Quinn, 1992)
Western Atlantic 1
Margarites bairdii
(Dall, 1889)
Western Atlantic 0.5
Margarites beringensis
(Smith, 1899)
Northeast Pacific and Atlantic coast 1
Margarites biconicus
Numanami, 1996
Western Atlantic and Indian Ocean 0.8
Margarites coarctatus
(Mighels, 1843)
Western Atlantic 0.51
Margarites costalis
(Gould, 1841)
boreal rosy margarite Eastern Pacific, Northern Atlantic and the Arctic 2.5
Margarites crebrilirulata
(Smith, 1907)
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Margarites dnopherus
(Watson, 1879)
Western Atlantic 0.94
Margarites euspira
(Dall, 1881)
Atlantic Ocean 0.7
Margarites euspirus
Dall, 1881
Western Atlantic
Margarites frigidus
Dall, 1919
polar margarite Arctic Ocean and Northwest Pacific
Margarites giganteus
(Leche, 1878)
giant margarite Eastern Pacific and the Arctic
Margarites groenlandicus
(Gmelin, 1791)
Greenland margarite Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic 2.5
Margarites helicinus
(Phipps, 1774)
spiral margarite Northeast Pacific, Northern Atlantic and the Arctic 1.1
Margarites imperialis
Simone & Birman, 2006
Western Atlantic 0.96
Margarites kophameli
(Strebel, 1905)
Western Atlantic 0.88
Margarites malouinus
(d'Orbigny, 1841)
Western Atlantic 0.35
Margarites miona
Dall, 1927
Western Atlantic 0.2
Margarites mirabilis
Simone & Birman, 2006
Western Atlantic 1.33
Margarites multilineatus
(DeKay, 1843)
many-line margarite Western Atlantic Ocean 0.33
Margarites olivaceus
(Brown, 1827)
olive margarite Eastern Pacific, Northern Atlantic and the Arctic 1.1
Margarites ornatus
(De Kay, 1843)
Western Atlantic 0.38
Margarites pupillus
(Gould, 1849)
little margarite Northeast Pacific 1.7
Margarites rhodia
Dall, 1921
Canada
Margarites salmoneus
(Carpenter, 1864)
salmon margarite East Pacific
Margarites scintillans
Watson, 1879
Western Central Atlantic 0.51
Margarites sigaretinus
(Sowerby I, 1838)
Eastern Pacific 1.2
Margarites simbla
Dall, 1913
beehive margarite East Pacific
Margarites sordidus
(Hancock, 1846)
Western Atlantic
Margarites striatus
(Leach, 1819)
Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic
Margarites umbilicalis
Broderip & Sowerby, 1829
Arctic and Northwest Atlantic
Margarites vahlii
(Moller, 1842)
Arctic and Northern Atlantic 0.48
Margarites vorticifer
(Dall, 1873)
vortex margarite East Pacific
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