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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Peristerniinae

Leucozonia ocellata (Gmelin, 1791)

Range: 28.58°N to 23°S; 87°W to 32.5°W
Depth: 0 to 23 m (live 0 to 23 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 37.7  mm


Fusus ocellata (Gmelin, 1791) 
Turbinella ocellata (Gmelin, 1791) 
Latirus ocellata (Gmelin, 1791) 
Peristernia ocellata (Gmelin, 1791) 
Buccinum ocellatum Gmelin, 1791
Turbinella nigella Mörch, 1852
Leucozonia lineata Usticke, 1969


Buccinum ocellatum Gmelin, 1791, p. 3488, [Martini 4, pl. 124, fig. 1160-1161]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 28.58°N to 23°S; 87°W to 32.5°W
Depth: 0 to 23 m (live 0 to 23 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 37.7 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Honduras: Swan Island; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia; ABC Islands: Curacao; Venezuela: Falcon, Sucre, Islas Los Roques, Isla Margarita; Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little), Bimini, New Providence; Cuba: Pinar del Rio, North Havana Province, North Matanzas, Holguin, Santiago de Cuba; Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; St. Martin/St. Maarten, Guadeloupe; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Grenada; Barbados, Brazil: Maranhao, Ceara, Fernando de Noronha, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro
References: Voss & Voss (1960) l; Hopkins et al. (1977) DLN; Fernández Milera (1998); Macsotay & Campos (2001); Vermeij & Snyder (2002) M
Combining Genera:  Fusus Latirus Peristernia Turbinella

Leucozonia ocellata var. lineata Usticke, 1969, p. 18, pl. 4, fig. 831
Type Locality: Tobago (Buccoo Reef) [locality of the lectotype according to Boyko & Cordeiro 2001]
Range: 13.2°N to 11.3°N; 70°W to 59.6°W
Maximum Reported Size: 27 mm
Distribution: ABC Islands: Aruba, Curacao; Barbados; Trinidad & Tobago: Tobago
References: Usticke (1969) NSEWM; Usticke (1971) T; Boyko & Cordeiro (2001a)
Comments: Also listed as a subspecies by Usticke, therefore available under ICZN Article 45.6.1; see Boyko & Cordeiro (2001a).

Turbinella (Leucozonia) nigella Mörch, 1852, p. 100
Attributed to: Chemnitz
Type Locality: Antilles

Partial List of References

Gmelin, J. F. 1791. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae. Editio decima tertia Systema Naturae, 13th ed., vol. 1(6) 3021-3910. Lipsiae.
Mörch, O. A. L. 1852. Catalogus Conchyliorum quae Reliquit D. Alphonso d'Aguirra & Gadea Comes de Yoldi. Fasciculus Primus  [vi] + 170 pp. Hafniae. [Stated date: -- --- 1852; true date: pre 1 Oct.]
Usticke, G. W. Nowell. 1969. A Supplementary Listing of New Shells, to be Added to the Check List of the Marine Shells of St. Croix  32 pp., 6 pls. Author: St. Croix. [Stated date: -- Feb 1969.]

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