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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: Euheterodonta: Tellinoidea: Tellininae

Strigilla pisiformis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Range: 26°N to 28°S; 86.8°W to 35°W
Depth: 5 to 180 m
Maximum Reported Size: 14.5  mm


Tellina pisiformis Linnaeus, 1758
Lucina pisiformis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Cardium discors Montagu, 1803
Lucina pulchella C. B. Adams, 1845
Strigilla pilsbryi Olsson & McGinty, 1958


Tellina pisiformis Linnaeus, 1758, p. 677, [Gualt. test. t. 7, f. C]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: O. Europaei ostia fluviorum [restricted to Santa Barbara de Samana, Santo Domingo by Boss (1969)]
Range: 26°N to 28°S; 86.8°W to 35°W
Depth: 5 to 180 m
Maximum Reported Size: 13.3 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida, Florida Keys; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela: Zulia; Bahamas: Bimini, New Providence, San Salvador (Watling Is.); Cuba: North Matanzas, Holguin; Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas; Guadeloupe, Dominica; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Grenada; Brazil: Pernambuco, Bahia, Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina
References: Ekdale (1974) W
Combining Genera:  Lucina

Cardium discors Montagu, 1803, 
References: Boss (1969) s

Strigilla pilsbryi Olsson & McGinty, 1958, p. 50, pl. 5, figs. 2-2a
Type Locality: Bocas del Toro, Panama
Range: 9°N ; 82°W
Maximum Reported Size: 14.5 mm
Distribution: Panama
References: Olsson & McGinty (1958) NSEWM

Strigilla pisum sic, 
[Not available]
References: Boss (1969) s
Comments: Misspelling of pisiformis by Simpson (1889).

Lucina pulchella C. B. Adams, 1845, p. 10, Not figured
Type Locality: Jamaica
Range: 18°N ; 77°W
Maximum Reported Size: 7.1 mm
Distribution: Jamaica
References: C. B. Adams (1845) NSEWM; Boss (1969) s

Partial List of References

Adams, C. B. 1845. Specierum novarum conchyliorum, in Jamaica repertorum, synopsis Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 2 1-17. [Stated date: -- Jan 1845.]
Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae Systema Naturae, 10th ed., vol. 1 824 pp. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae [Stockholm, Sweden].
Olsson, A. A. and T. L. McGinty. 1958. Recent marine mollusks from the Caribbean coast of Panama with the description of some new genera and species Bulletins of American Paleontology 39 1-58, pls. 1-5. [Stated date: 10 Dec 1958.]

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