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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Fissurelloidea: Fissurellidae

Cornisepta acuminata (Watson, 1883)

Range: 32.72°N to 18.64°N; 91°W to 65.09°W
Depth: 291 to 713 m
Maximum Reported Size: 5  mm


Puncturella rostrata auct. non Seguenza, 1863
Fissurisepta acuminata (Watson, 1883) 
Puncturella acuminata Watson, 1883
Puncturella triangulata Dall, 1889
Fissurisepta triangulata (Dall, 1889) 


Puncturella (Fissurisepta) acuminata Watson, 1883b, p. 38
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Challenger sta. 24, north of Culebra Island
Range: 32.72°N to 18.64°N; 90°W to 65.09°W
Depth: 291 to 713 m
Maximum Reported Size: 5 mm
Distribution: USA: South Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana; Mexico: Gulf of Campeche, Cozumel; Puerto Rico: Culebra Island
References: Watson (1883b) DSE; Pérez Farfante (1947) N; Odé (1988d) W; McLean & Geiger (1998) c
Combining Genera:  Fissurisepta

Puncturella rostrata auct. non Seguenza, 1863, 
[Not available]
References: Dall (1889a) s
Comments: Misidentification by Watson (1883b).

Puncturella (Fissurisepta) triangulata Dall, 1889a, p. 404, [Watson 1885, pl. 5, fig. 10]
Type Locality: [Challenger sta. 24, off Culebra]; Coast of Yucatan [i.e., USFC sta. 2358, off Cozumel, 222 fathoms (Dall 1890a: 357)]
Range: 30.98°N to 21°N; 91°W to 79.64°W
Depth: 366 to 538 m
Maximum Reported Size: 4 mm
Distribution: USA: Georgia; Mexico: Yucatan Peninsula
References: Dall (1889a) d; Dall (1927b) DNSEW; Pérez Farfante (1947) s; McLean & Geiger (1998) s
Combining Genera:  Fissurisepta

Partial List of References

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.]
Watson, R. B. 1883. Mollusca of H.M.S. 'Challenger' Expedition. Part XVI Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 17 26-40. [Stated date: 24 Mar 1883.]

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