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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: Euheterodonta: Tellinoidea: Tellininae

Strigilla pseudocarnaria Boss, 1969

Range: 19.9°N to 10.25°N; 86.5°W to 60.8°W
Maximum Reported Size: 22.5  mm


Strigilla carnaria auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Strigilla rombergii auct. non Mörch, 1853
Strigilla pseudocarnaria Boss, 1969


Strigilla (Strigilla) pseudocarnaria Boss, 1969, p. 352-355, pl. 166, figs. 1-2
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Bahia de Añasco, Puerto Rico
Range: 19.9°N to 10.25°N; 86.5°W to 60.8°W
Maximum Reported Size: 22.5 mm
Distribution: Honduras: Utila Island; Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela: Anzoategui; Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas; Nevis, Dominica, St. Lucia; Trinidad & Tobago: Trinidad, Tobago
References: Boss (1969) NSEWM

Strigilla carnaria auct. non Linnaeus, 1758, 
[Not available]
References: Boss (1969) s
Comments: Misidentification by H. & A. Adams (1856) and Dall (1900).

Strigilla rombergii auct. non Mörch, 1853, 
[Not available]
Attributed to: Abbott (1954); Warmke & Abbott (1961)
References: Boss (1969) s
Comments: Misidentification by Römer (1872).

Partial List of References

Boss, K. J. 1969. The subfamily Tellininae in the Western Atlantic: the genus Strigilla Johnsonia 4 345-366. [Stated date: 07 Feb 1969.]

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