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Gastropoda: : Fissurelloidea: Fissurellidae

Diodora viridula (Lamarck, 1822)

Range: 28°N to 9.4°N; 83.9°W to 59.6°W
Depth: 0 to 208 m (live 0 to 0.5 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 32  mm


Fissurella graeca auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Fissurella viridula Lamarck, 1822
Fissuridea viridula (Lamarck, 1822) 
Glyphis viridula (Lamarck, 1822) 
Fissurella bicolor Pilsbry, 1891


Fissurella viridula Lamarck, 1822a, p. 13
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown [Cienfuegos, Cuba selected by Perez Farfante (1943b: 14)]
Range: 28°N to 9.4°N; 83.9°W to 59.6°W
Depth: 0 to 208 m (live 0 to 0.5 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 32 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; Honduras: Swan Island; Colombia: Offshore islands; Panama, Colombia; ABC Islands: Curacao; Venezuela: Sucre, Isla Margarita; Bahamas: Grand Bahama Island, Abaco (Great or Little), New Providence, Little San Salvador, Cat Island, Long Island, Inagua (Great or Little); Cuba: North Havana Province, North Matanzas, Cienfuegos, Guantanamo; Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. Croix, Virgin Gorda; Barbados; Trinidad & Tobago: Trinidad
References: Pilsbry & Aguayo (1933); Pérez Farfante (1943b) E; Olsson & McGinty (1958) S; Usticke (1959) {E}; Britton (1975) W; Sunderland & Sunderland (1991b) DN; Macsotay & Campos (2001); Redfern (2001) Ll
Combining Genera:  Fissuridea Glyphis

Fissurella bicolor Pilsbry, 1891a, p. 226, not figured
[Not available]
Attributed to: C. B. Adams MS
Type Locality: [Jamaica]
Distribution: Jamaica
References: Pérez Farfante (1943b) s
Comments: Name introduced by Pilsbry (1891a) in synonymy of Glyphis viridula; Pilsbry apparently attributed to C. B. Adams, on the basis of label of ANSP 39299. Not available: not used as valid before 1961.

Fissurella graeca auct. non Linnaeus, 1758, 
[Not available]
Range: 17°N ; 62.5°W
Distribution: Nevis
References: Sowerby I (1834a) NSEW
Comments: Misidentification.

Partial List of References

Lamarck, [J. B.] 1822. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres Histoire Naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres 6(2) [iii] + 232 pp. Author: Paris. [Stated date: -- Apr 1822.]
Pilsbry, H. A. 1891. Stomatellidae, Scissurellidae, Pleurotomariidae, Haliotidae, Scutellinidae, Addisoniidae, Cocculinidae, Fissurellidae Manual of Conchology (1)12(48) 193-323, pls. 46-65.

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