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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Naticoidea: Naticidae

Sinum perspectivum (Say, 1831)

Range: 39°N to 28°S; 97°W to 34.9°W
Depth: 0 to 70 m (live 0 to 25 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 51  mm


Helix haliotoidea auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Cryptostoma leachii Blainville, 1818
Sigaretus leachii (Blainville, 1818) 
Cryptostoma carolinum Cuvier, 1829
Stomatia perspectivum (Say, 1831) 
Catinus perspectivum (Say, 1831) 
Cryptostoma perspectivum (Say, 1831) 
Sigaretus perspectivus Say, 1831
Stomatia depressum (Philippi, 1844) 
Sigaretus depressus Philippi, 1844
Sigaretus antillarum Récluz, 1851


Sigaretus perspectivus Say, 1831b, pl. 25, upper and lower
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: New Jersey and farther south
Range: 39°N to 28°S; 97°W to 34.9°W
Depth: 0 to 70 m (live 0 to 25 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 51 mm
Distribution: USA: New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Louisiana, Texas; Mexico: Campeche State, Yucatan State, Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo; Colombia: Offshore islands; Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela: Sucre, Isla Margarita; Bermuda, Cuba: Pinar del Rio, North Havana Province, North Matanzas, Santiago de Cuba; Cayman Islands: Grand Cayman Island; Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Nevis, Surinam, Brazil: Amapa, Para, Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Parana, Santa Catarina
References: Say (1831) N; Say (1834); Kurtz (1860); Melvill (1881); Dautzenberg (1900); Lowden (1965); Porter (1974) DL; Mello & Perrier (1986) E; Díaz & Puyana (1994) {M}; Gundersen (1998) M; Fernández Milera (1998); Espinosa & Ortea (2001a); Macsotay & Campos (2001); Hewitt (2005b)
Combining Genera:  Catinus Cryptostoma Stomatia

Sigaretus antillarum Récluz, 1851, 
References: Kabat et al. (1997) s

Cryptostoma carolinum Cuvier, 1829, 
[Synonymy uncertain]
References: Rosenberg (herein) s?

Sigaretus depressus Philippi, 1844f, p. 144, pl. 1, fig. 3
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 19°N to 18°N; 74°W to 63°W
Maximum Reported Size: 35 mm
Distribution: Cuba; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. John, Tortola; St. Martin/St. Maarten
References: Philippi (1844f) M; Mörch (1877b) NSEW
Combining Genera:  Stomatia

Helix haliotoidea auct. non Linnaeus, 1758, 
[Not available]
Distribution: Cuba, St. Lucia
References: Arango (1880)
Comments: Misidentification by d'Orbigny (1847b).

Cryptostoma leachii Blainville, 1818, p. 128, [Blainville 1825, pl. 42, fig. 3]
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Not stated
References: Tryon (1886) s?
Comments: Attributed to the West Indies by Reeve (1864a); this name has priority if the synonymy is correct, but Sinum perspectivum has enough usage to qualify for reversal of precedence under ICZN Article 23.9.
Combining Genera:  Sigaretus

Sinum prespectivum sic, 
[Not available]
Comments: Error for perspectivum by Maury (1922).

Partial List of References

Blainville, H. M. de. 1818. Cryptostome, Cryptostoma (Malacoz.) Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 12 126-128 Paris. [True date: pre July?]
Philippi, R. A. 1844. Sigaretus Abbildungen und Beschreibungen neuer oder wenig gekannter Conchylien 1(6) 143-146, pl. 1. [Stated date: -- Jul 1844.]
Say, T. 1831. American Conchology 3  pls. 21-30. Thomas Say: New Harmony, Indiana. [Stated date: -- Sep 1830; true date: -- Sep 1831.]

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