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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Naticoidea: Naticidae

Euspira patagonica (Philippi, 1845)

Range: 37°S to 56°S; 72.1°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 665 m (live 253 to 665 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 33.8  mm


Natica patagonica Philippi, 1845
Polinices patagonica (Philippi, 1845) 
Falsilunatia patagonica (Philippi, 1845) 
Falsilunatia soluta auct. non Gould, 1847
Natica magellanica Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848
Lunatia magellanica (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848) 
Friginatica recognita (Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889) 
Natica recognita Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889
Natica consimilis Ihering, 1897
Polinices vaginatus Dall, 1908
Natica subantarctica Preston, 1913


Natica patagonica Philippi, 1845a, p. 65
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Fretum Magellanicum
Range: 37°S to 55.68°S; 72.1°W to 60°W
Depth: 0 to 665 m (live 253 to 665 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 33.8 mm
Distribution: Argentina: Buenos Aires, Santa Cruz; Falkland Islands, Tierra del Fuego, Straits of Magellan, Chile
References: Philippi (1845a) M; Dell (1990) {D}E; Linse (2002) DdLlW; Pastorino (2005b) cNS{dW}
Comments: Powell's (1951) record from South Georgia needs confirmation as it is based on worn specimens (Zelaya 2005a).
Combining Genera:  Falsilunatia Polinices

Natica consimilis Ihering, 1897, 
References: Parodiz (1996) s (of magellanica)

Natica magellanica Hombron & Jacquinot, 1848, p. [Rousseau 1854, p. 64], pl. 16, figs. 28-29
Attributed to: Philippi
Type Locality: Détroit de Magellan
Range: 54°S to 52°S
Maximum Reported Size: 23 mm
Distribution: Straits of Magellan
References: Hombron & Jacquinot (1852) NSM; Pastorino (2005b) s
Combining Genera:  Lunatia

Natica recognita Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889, p. 33, pl. 3, fig. 5
Type Locality: Au sud du Cap Horn; baie Orange
Range: 45.22°S to 56°S; 68°W to 59.94°W
Depth: 120 to 545 m (live 545 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 11 mm
Distribution: Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Chile
References: Rochebrune & Mabille (1889) dNWM; Powell (1951) DLlSE; Dell (1990) s (of F. soluta); Pastorino (2005b) s
Combining Genera:  Friginatica

Falsilunatia soluta auct. non Gould, 1847, 
[Not available]
References: Pastorino (2005b) s
Comments: Misidentification by Dell (1990, fig. 250) and Castellanos & Landoni (1990, pl. 3, figs. 5, 28).

Natica subantarctica Preston, 1913, p. 219, pl. 4, fig. 2
Type Locality: Falkland Islands
Range: 52°S to 51°S; 57°W to 61°W
Maximum Reported Size: 15 mm
Distribution: Falkland Islands
References: Preston (1913) NSEWM; Powell (1951); Forcelli (2000) s; Pastorino (2005b) s

Polinices vaginatus Dall, 1908, 
References: Pastorino (2005b) s

Partial List of References

Hombron, J. B. and H. Jacquinot. 1848. Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie  Zoologie, Mollusques pls. 9, 11-12, 14, 16-17, 19, 21-25. Gide et J. Baudry: Paris. [Stated date: 1842-1853; true date: 1848.]
Philippi, [R.] A. 1845. Diagnosen einiger neuen Conchylien Archiv für Naturgeschichte 11 50-71.
Preston, H. B. 1913. Descriptions of fifteen new species and varieties of marine shells from the Falkland Islands Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8)11 218-223, pl. 4. [Stated date: -- Feb 1913; true date: pre 24 Feb.]
Rochebrune, A.-T. and J. Mabille. 1889. Mollusques Mission Scientifique du Cap Horn. 1882-1883 6 H.1-H.129, pls. 1-8

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