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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Fissurelloidea: Fissurellidae

Fissurella nodosa (Born, 1778)

Range: 25°N to 9.4°N; 87.3°W to 59.6°W
Depth: 0 to 1 m (live 0 to 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 40  mm


Patella nodosa Born, 1778
Patella jamaicensis Gmelin, 1791
Patella spinosa Gmelin, 1791
Patella rudis Röding, 1798
Fissurella crusoe Pérez Farfante, 1943


Patella nodosa Born, 1778, p. 448, [Lister 4, pl. 1, fig. 6; Petiver pl. 153, fig. 5; Martini 1769, pl. 94]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 25°N to 9.4°N; 87.3°W to 59.6°W
Depth: 0 to 1 m (live 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 40 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Honduras: Utila Island, Swan Island; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia; ABC Islands: Curacao; Venezuela: Vargas, Sucre, Isla la Blanquilla; Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little), Long Island; Cuba: North Havana Province, North Matanzas, Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba, Guantanamo; Cayman Islands: Grand Cayman Island; Jamaica, Navassa Island, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. Croix, Tortola; Antigua, Guadeloupe; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Grenada; Barbados
References: Higgins & Marrat (1877) {E}; Dautzenberg (1900); Pérez Farfante (1943a) EM; Olsson & McGinty (1958) S; Hemmen & Hemmen (1979) D; Vokes & Vokes (1983, original station data) W; Fernández Milera (1998); Pointier & Lamy (1998); Macsotay & Campos (2001)

Fissurella nodosa crusoe Pérez Farfante, 1943a, p. 5-6, pl. 1, fig. 9
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Magueripe Bay, Trinidad
Range: 10.83°N to 10.77°N; 61.45°W to 60.95°W
Maximum Reported Size: 34 mm
Distribution: Trinidad & Tobago: Trinidad
References: Pérez Farfante (1943a) NSEWM; Christiaens (1973) s

Patella jamaicensis Gmelin, 1791, p. 3730, [Lister Conch. pl. 528, fig. 6; Martini 1769, pl. 11, fig. 94]
Type Locality: Jamaica
Range: 18°N to 13.2°N; 77°W to 59.6°W
Distribution: Jamaica, Barbados
References: Pérez Farfante (1943a) s
Comments: Non Gmelin, 1791 (p. 3715).

Patella rudis Röding, 1798, p. 2, [Martini 1769, pl. 11, fig. 94; Lister, pl. 528, fig. 6]
Type Locality: Not stated

Patella spinosa Gmelin, 1791, p. 3731, [Schroeter, Einl. 2, pl. 6, fig. 12]
Type Locality: Unknown
References: Pérez Farfante (1943a) s

Partial List of References

Born, I. 1778. Index Rerum Naturalium Musei Caesarei Vindobonensis. Pars I. Testacea  [xlii] + 458 + [82] pp., 1 pl. Offficina Krausiana: Wien.
Gmelin, J. F. 1791. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae. Editio decima tertia Systema Naturae, 13th ed., vol. 1(6) 3021-3910. Lipsiae.
Pérez Farfante, I. 1943. The genera Fissurella, Lucapina and Lucapinella in the Western Atlantic Johnsonia 1(10) 1-20. [Stated date: 07 Aug 1943.]
Röding, P. F. 1798. Museum Boltenianum  viii + 199 pp. Hamburg. [Stated date: -- Sep 1798.]

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