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Malacolog Version 4.1.1

A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Peristerniinae

Pustulatirus praestantior (Melvill, 1891)
Not found in the Western Atlantic


Latirus gracilis Reeve, 1847
Latirus praestantior Melvill, 1891


Latirus praestantior Melvill, 1891,
[Basis of the current name]
References: Vermeij & Snyder (2006) c

Latirus gracilis Reeve, 1847, 
Comments: Non Anton (1838). Erroneously reported at Curacao by Dautzenberg (1900). Turbinella gracilis Reeve, 1847 is an Eastern Pacific species, now known as Latirus praestantior Melvill, 1892 (Keen, 1971). The identity of Dautzenberg's material has not been determined.

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