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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Volutoidea: Volutidae

Scaphella neptunia (Clench & Aguayo, 1940)


Range: 17.75°N ; 77.98°W
Depth: 589 to 589 m
Maximum Reported Size: 51  mm

Details


Aurinia neptunia Clench & Aguayo, 1940, p. 90-91, pl. 16, fig. 5
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Blake sta. 8, off Banner Reef, Pedro Bank, 75 miles south of Jamaica, 1745'N, 7758'40"W, 322 fms.
Range: 17.75°N ; 77.98°W
Depth: 589 m
Maximum Reported Size: 51 mm
Distribution: Jamaica
References: Clench & Aguayo (1940) DdNSEWM
Comments: As A. neptunia in the text, but A. neptunea on the plate caption. Clench (1946) used A. neptunia without noting the discrepancy, so this spelling is selected here as the correct one.


Partial List of References

Clench, W. J. and C. G. Aguayo. 1940. Notes and descriptions of new deep-water Mollusca obtained by the Harvard-Habana Expedition off Cuba. III. Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural "Felipe Poey" 14 77-94, pls. 14-16. [Stated date: 30 Mar 1940; true date: pre 16 Apr.]

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