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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Fissurelloidea: Fissurellidae

Puncturella noachina (Linnaeus, 1771)

Range: 76°N to 41°N; 95°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 1609 m (live 9 to 400 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 12  mm


Fissurella noachina (Linnaeus, 1771) 
Cemoria noachina (Linnaeus, 1771) 
Patella noachina Linnaeus, 1771
Sipho noachina (Linnaeus, 1771) 
Rimula noachina (Linnaeus, 1771) 
Diodora noachina (Linnaeus, 1771) 
Cemoria fissurella (O. F. Müller, 1776) 
Patella fissurella O. F. Müller, 1776
Patella apertura auct. non Montagu, 1803
Rimula flemingii (Lowe, 1827) 
Cemoria flemingii Lowe, 1827
Sipho striatus Brown, 1827
Cemoria princeps Mighels & Adams, 1842
Cemoria flemingiana Gray, 1852
Puncturella chasteri H. K. Jordan, 1895


Patella noachina Linnaeus, 1771, p. 551, Not figured
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 76°N to 41°N; 95°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 1609 m (live 40 to 400 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 12 mm
Distribution: Greenland: West Greenland, East Greenland; Davis Strait, Canada: Nunavut, Queen Elizabeth Islands, Baffin Island, Hudson Bay, Labrador, New Brunswick; USA: Massachusetts
References: Thorson (1944) L; Macpherson (1971) {L}lNW
Combining Genera:  Cemoria Diodora Fissurella Rimula Sipho

Patella apertura auct. non Montagu, 1803, 
[Not available]
References: Pérez Farfante (1947) s
Comments: Misidentification; P. apertura is a synonym of the Eastern Atlantic Diodora graeca (Pérez Farfante, 1947).

Puncturella chasteri H. K. Jordan, 1895, p. 265, pl. 16, fig. 2a-c
Type Locality: "Warm area", 80-90 miles north of the Butt of Lewis, Faroe Channel, 433-570 fathoms
Maximum Reported Size: 5 mm
References: Jordan (1895) M

Patella fissurella O. F. Müller, 1776, p. 237
Type Locality: Denmark/Norway
References: Pérez Farfante (1947) s
Combining Genera:  Cemoria

Cemoria flemingiana Gray, 1852, 
Attributed to: Leach MS
References: Pérez Farfante (1947) s

Cemoria flemingii Lowe, 1827, 
Attributed to: Leach MS
References: Pérez Farfante (1947) s
Combining Genera:  Rimula

Cemoria princeps Mighels & Adams, 1842, p. 42-43, pl. 4, fig. 9
Attributed to: Mighels
Type Locality: Seventy-five to one hundred miles off the mouth of the Kennebec River, 40-75 fathoms
Range: 56°N to 42°N; 70.5°W to 67°W
Depth: 9 to 567 m (live 9 to 30 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 11.5 mm
Distribution: USA: Maine, Massachusetts, Georges Bank
References: Mighels & Adams (1842) M; Procter (1933) dLlSE; M. Smith (1941) N; Pérez Farfante (1947) s; Clarke (1954a) W

Sipho striatus Brown, 1827,  pl. 36, fig. 14-16
Type Locality: Greenock
References: Pérez Farfante (1947) s
Comments: As Sypho striata in plate caption, but corrected to Sipho striatus in the errata.

Partial List of References

Brown, T. 1827. Illustrations of the Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland  [vi] + v, 52 pls. W. H. Lizars, D. Lizars and S. Highley: London. [True date: post 25 Nov.]
Jordon, H. K. 1895. On some new species of British Mollusca, from the "Triton" Expedition, with a list of other species new to the Faroe Channel Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 1 264-269, pl. 16. [Stated date: -- Jul 1895.]
Linnaeus, C. 1771. Mantissa Plantarum  [i-vi] + 143-588. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae [Stockholm, Sweden]. [Stated date: -- Sep 1771.]
Mighels, J. W. and C. B. Adams. 1842. Descriptions of twenty-four species of the shells of New England Boston Journal of Natural History 4 37-54, pl. 4. [Stated date: -- Jan 1842.]
Müller, O. F. 1776. Zoologiae Danicae Prodromus  xxxii + 282 pp. Author: Havniae. [Stated date: 31 Mar 1776.]

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