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Gastropoda: : Naticoidea: Naticidae

Amauropsis aureolutea (Strebel, 1908)

Range: 53.85°S to 76°S; 62.63°W to 26.68°W
Depth: 6 to 662 m (live 6 to 256 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 32  mm


Natica xantha auct. non Watson, 1881
Amauropsis rossiana auct. non E. A. Smith, 1907
Natica aureolutea Strebel, 1908
Natica georgiana Strebel, 1908
Natica subpallescens Strebel, 1908
Natica godfroyi Lamy, 1910
Lunatia bransfieldensis Preston, 1916


Natica aureolutea Strebel, 1908, p. 63, pl. 5, figs. 63a-b
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: South Georgia or Snow Hill Island, Graham Land
Range: 53.85°S to 64.6°S; 62.63°W to 26.68°W
Depth: 24 to 662 m (live 94 to 256 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 32 mm
Distribution: Subantarctic: South Georgia, South Sandwich Islands, South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands; Antarctica: Antarctic Peninsula
References: Strebel (1908) S; Powell (1951) {l}; Dell (1990) DNEW{dLM}; Zelaya (2005a) LlM; Pastorino (2005b) dT

Lunatia bransfieldensis Preston, 1916, 
[Synonymy uncertain]
Range: 62°S to 62°S; 60°W
Distribution: Subantarctic: South Shetland Islands
References: Powell (1951) NSEW; Pastorino (2005b) s?

Natica georgiana Strebel, 1908, p. 62, pl. 5, figs. 65a-b
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Several localities in South Georgia
Range: 54.37°S to 76°S; 48.65°W to 36.43°W
Depth: 52 to 238 m
Maximum Reported Size: 17 mm
Distribution: Subantarctic: South Georgia; Antarctica: Weddell Sea
References: Strebel (1908) dNE; Castellanos & Landoni (1990) SWM; Forcelli (2000) s of A. anderssoni; Pastorino (2005b) s?
Comments: Zelaya (2005a) regarded A. georgiana as valid, but reported that Numanami's (1996) record from East Antarctica is probably Amauropsis aureolutea.

Natica godfroyi Lamy, 1910a, p. 322
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Dragage XVII, baie de l'Amirauté, île du Roi-Georges, Shetlands du Sud
Range: 62°S to 62°S; 60°W
Maximum Reported Size: 12 mm
Distribution: Subantarctic: South Shetland Islands
References: Lamy (1910a) M; Powell (1951) NSEW; Pastorino (2005b) s?

Amauropsis rossiana auct. non E. A. Smith, 1907, 
[Not available]
Distribution: Antarctica: Weddell Sea
References: Pastorino (2005b) s
Comments: Misidentification by Hain (1990).

Natica subpallescens Strebel, 1908, p. 62-63, pl. 5, fig. 67
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Admiralitäts Sund, Graham Region [Antarctic Peninsula], 64°20'S, 57°W
Range: 64.33°S to 64.33°S; 57°W
Depth: 6 m (live 6 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 9.3 mm
Distribution: Antarctica: Antarctic Peninsula
References: Strebel (1908) DdLlNSEWM; Pastorino (2005b) s?

Natica xantha auct. non Watson, 1881, 
[Not available]
Distribution: Subantarctic: South Georgia
References: Pastorino (2005b) s
Comments: Misidentification by Lamy (1911).

Partial List of References

Lamy, E. 1910. Mission dans l'Antarctique dirigée par M. le Dr. Charcot (1908-1910). Collections recueillies par M. le Dr. J. Liouville. Gastropodes Prosobranches et Scaphopode Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 1910 318-324. [True date: post 24 Nov.]
Strebel, H. 1908. Die Gastropoden (mit Ausnahme de nackten Opisthobranchier) Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903 6(1) 111 pp., 6 pls. [Stated date: -- --- 1908; true date: pre 17 July.]

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