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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Volutoidea: Volutidae

Scaphella robusta Dall, 1889

Range: 29.45°N to 22.16°N; 96.1°W to 78.68°W
Depth: 146 to 695 m
Maximum Reported Size: 119  mm


Scaphella robusta Dall, 1889
Aurinia robusta (Dall, 1889) 
Clenchina robusta (Dall, 1889) 
Scaphella cuba Clench, 1946
Clenchina marionae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1953
Scaphella worki Coltro, 1998


Scaphella (Aurinia) robusta Dall, 1889a, p. 153-154, pl. 35, fig. 2
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Blake sta. 55, off Havana, 242 fms.; sta. 50, 119 fms.; USFC 2397, Gulf of Mexico, 2842'N, 8636'W, 280 fms. [USFC sta. 2397, by inference of holotype by Clench 1946]
Range: 29.45°N to 22.16°N; 96.1°W to 78.68°W
Depth: 218 to 695 m
Maximum Reported Size: 119 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida; USA: Texas; Mexico: Cozumel; Cuba: North Havana Province, North Matanzas, North Camaguey
References: Dall (1889a) dS{E}; Clench & Aguayo (1940) DE; Springer & Bullis (1956) {D}NW; Poppe & Goto (1992) v
Combining Genera:  Aurinia Clenchina

Scaphella (Aurinia) cuba Clench, 1946, p. 58, pl. 31, fig. 2
Type Locality: Atlantis sta. 2988, off Sagua la Grande, Las Villas, Cuba, 2315'W, 7957'W, 380 fathoms
Range: 25°N to 23.25°N; 80°W to 79.95°W
Depth: 165 to 695 m
Maximum Reported Size: 88 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida; Cuba: Villa Clara
References: Clench (1946) DSE; Sunderland & Sunderland (1992b) dNWM

Clenchina robusta marionae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1953, p. 8-9, pl. 2, figs. 4-5
Type Locality: Gulf of Mexico
Range: 28°N ; 83°W
Depth: 146 m
Maximum Reported Size: 59 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida; Gulf of Mexico
References: Pilsbry & Olsson (1953) M; Sunderland & Sunderland (1992b) DdNSEW

Scaphella worki Coltro, 1998, p. 6-8, fig. 5-9
Type Locality: Mississippi Fan, off Louisiana, 200-250 fathoms
Range: 29°N ; 88°W
Depth: 457 to 366 m
Maximum Reported Size: 56 mm
Distribution: USA: Louisiana
References: Coltro (1998) DdNSEWM

Partial List of References

Clench, W. J. 1946. The genera Bathyaurinia, Rehderia and Scaphella in the Western Atlantic Johnsonia 2 41-60. [Stated date: 21 Dec 1946.]
Coltro, J., Jr. 1998. Two new Scaphella (Gastropoda, Volutidae) from the Caribbean Province Siratus 14 3-8. [Stated date: -- Feb 1998; true date: pre 22 May.]
Dall, W. H. 1889. Reports on the results of dredgings, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78) and in the Caribbean Sea (1879-80), by the U. S. Coast Survey Steamer 'Blake,' Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 18 1-492, pls. 10-40. [Stated date: 08 Jun 1889.]
Pilsbry, H. A. and A. A. Olsson. 1953. Materials for a revision of east coast and Floridan volutes Nautilus 67 1-13, pls. 1-3. [Stated date: -- Jul 1953.]

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