Species Account

Policordia jeffreysi (Friele, 1879)

Verticordioidea : Verticordiidae

Tebble name: n/a
Smith & Heppell name: Policordia jeffreysi (Friele, 1879)

Additional Characters: P. jeffreysi is so closely allied to P. densicostata and P. gemma that we are unable to give a diagnosis. P. jeffreysi is apparently limited to the Norwegian and Arctic Seas.

Distribution & Ecology

Limited to the Norwegian and Arctic Seas

Depth Range
Bathyal (500 - 2000m)
Abyssal Rise (2000 - 4000m)
Abyssal Plain (4000m +)

Additional Information & Related Species


Listed are literature citing Policordia jeffreysi (Friele, 1879). Reference containing the species Type Description is highlighted.

Bouchet P. & Warén A 1979. The abyssal molluscan fauna of the Norwegian Sea and its relation to other faunas. Sarsia. 64: 211-243.
Friele H 1879. Catalog der auf der norwegischen Nordmeer expedition bei Spitzbergen gefunden mollusken. Jahrbücher der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft. 6: 264-286.


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Record last modified: 17/05/2016