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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Peristerniinae

Pustulatirus virginensis (Abbott, 1958)


Range: 23°N to 8°S; 86.8°W to 34.9°W
Depth: 2 to 42 m
Maximum Reported Size: 44  mm

Synonymy

Latirus virginensis Abbott, 1958
Latirus karinae Usticke, 1969

Details


Latirus (Polygona) virginensis Abbott, 1958, p. 76-77, pl. 2, fig. r, text-fig. 4(7-8)
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Range: 23°N to 8°S; 86.8°W to 34.9°W
Depth: 2 to 42 m
Maximum Reported Size: 37 mm
Distribution: Mexico: Quintana Roo; Cuba: North Havana Province; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas; Brazil: Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco
References: Ekdale (1974) NW; Saras˙a & Espinosa (1984); Mello & Perrier (1986) dSE; Vermeij & Snyder (2006) c

Latirus karinae Usticke, 1969, p. 18, pl. 4, fig. 821
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Puerto Rico (by lectotype designation of Boyko & Cordeiro 2001]
Range: 18.4°N to 17°N; 66°W to 61.8°W
Depth: 4.5 to 9 m
Maximum Reported Size: 44 mm
Distribution: Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, Virgin Gorda; Antigua
References: Usticke (1969) DdNSEWM; Faber (1988) s; Boyko & Cordeiro (2001a) T


Partial List of References

Abbott, R. T. 1958. The marine mollusks of Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 11 [viii] + 138 pp., 5 pls. [Stated date: 31 Dec 1958.]
Usticke, G. W. Nowell. 1969. A Supplementary Listing of New Shells, to be Added to the Check List of the Marine Shells of St. Croix  32 pp., 6 pls. Author: St. Croix. [Stated date: -- Feb 1969.]

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