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Malacolog Version 4.1.1

A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Volutoidea: Volutidae

Scaphella junonia (Lamarck, 1804)

Range: 35°N to 20.75°N; 92.2°W to 76°W
Depth: 0 to 110 m (live 29 to 88 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 126  mm


Voluta junonia Lamarck, 1804
Aurinia junonia (Lamarck, 1804) 
Scapha junonia (Lamarck, 1804) 
Maculopeplum junonia (Lamarck, 1804) 
Scaphella butleri Clench, 1953
Scaphella johnstoneae Clench, 1953
Scaphella capelettii Petuch, 1994


Voluta junonia Lamarck, 1804,
[Basis of the current name]
Attributed to: Chemnitz; Shaw (1808)
Range: 35°N to 20.75°N; 92.2°W to 76°W
Depth: 0 to 110 m (live 88 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 114 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys
References: Calkins (1878) d; Springer & Bullis (1956) D{d}SW; Clench (1946) T; Porter (1974) N; Bayer (1971) l
Comments: Clench & Aguayo (1940) mention doubtful records from the Bahamas, Cuba and Barbados.
Combining Genera:  Aurinia Maculopeplum Scapha

Scaphella junonia butleri Clench, 1953c, p. 377, pl. 186, fig. 3
Type Locality: Bay of Campeche, Yucatan, Mexico
Range: 22°N to 21°N; 91°W to 90°W
Depth: 26 to 61 m (live 29 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 126 mm
Distribution: Mexico: Tabasco, Gulf of Campeche, Yucatan State, Campeche Bank
References: Pilsbry & Olsson (1953) L; Sunderland & Sunderland (1992b) D

Scaphella junonia capelettii Petuch, 1994, p. 336, pl. 77, fig. j
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Bermont fauna (upper part) from Capeletti Brothers pit #11, NW 47th Street west of Floirda Turnpike, metropolitan Miami, Dade County, Florida
Maximum Reported Size: 89 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida
References: Petuch (1994) M

Scaphella johnstonae sic, 
[Not available]
Comments: Error for johnstoneae by Weaver & DuPont (1970).

Scaphella junonia johnstoneae Clench, 1953c, p. 376-377, pl. 186, fig. 2
Type Locality: Off Petit Bois Island, Alabama, 10 fathoms
Range: 30°N ; 88°W
Depth: 18 to 64 m
Maximum Reported Size: 115 mm
Distribution: USA: Alabama
References: Sunderland & Sunderland (1992b) D

Partial List of References

Clench, W. J. 1953. The genera Scaphella and Aurinopsis in the Western Atlantic Johnsonia 2 376-380. [Stated date: 13 Apr 1953.]
Petuch, E. J. 1994. Atlas of Florida Fossil Shells  xii + 394 pp., 100 pls. Chicago Spectrum Press: Evanston, Illinois. [Stated date: -- --- 1994; true date: pre Nov.]

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