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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Naticoidea: Naticidae

Sigatica semisulcata (Gray, 1839)

Range: 34.5°N to 11.3°N; 82.6°W to 62.6°W
Depth: 0 to 60 m (live 6 to 22 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 15  mm


Natica semisulcata Gray, 1839
Eunaticina semisulcata (Gray, 1839) 
Natica fordiana Simpson, 1887
Euspira bahamensis Dall, 1925


Natica semisulcata Gray, 1839, p. 136
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 34.5°N to 11.3°N; 82°W to 62.6°W
Depth: 0 to 60 m (live 6 to 22 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 15 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; Colombia: Offshore islands; Colombia, Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Nevis
References: Maury (1922) d; McGinty (1940) L; Usticke (1959) {E}M; Porter (1974) N; Díaz & Puyana (1994) S; Hewitt (2005b) E
Combining Genera:  Eunaticina

Euspira bahamensis Dall, 1925, p. 17, pl. 9, fig. 2
Type Locality: USFC sta. 2324, 'Great Bahama Banks' [Actually off Havana]
Range: 23.17°N ; 82.34°W
Depth: 60 m
Maximum Reported Size: 8 mm
Distribution: Cuba: North Havana Province
References: Dall (1925) DdNSEWM; Kabat (pers. comm. 3 Dec 1991) s
Comments: Described as if new by Dall 1927 (p. 107).

Natica fordiana Simpson, 1887b, p. 51-52
Type Locality: Sarasota Bay, Florida
Range: 27.7°N ; 82.6°W
Depth: 0 m
Maximum Reported Size: 10 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida
References: Simpson (1887b) DdNSEWM; Abbott (1958) s

Partial List of References

Dall, W. H. 1925. Illustrations of unfigured types of shells in the collection of the United States National Museum Proceedings of the United States National Museum 66(2554) 1-41, 36 pls. [Stated date: -- --- 1925; true date: 22 Sep 1925.]
Gray, J. E. 1839. Molluscous animals, and their shells The Zoology of Captain Beechey's Voyage 101-142, pls. 33-38 Henry G. Bohn: London. [Stated date: -- Jul 1839.]
Simpson, C. T. 1887. On a new Floridian Natica Conchologists' Exchange 2 51-52. [Stated date: -- Oct 1887.]

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