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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Peristerniinae

Hemipolygona cariniferus (Lamarck, 1816)

Range: 29°N to 20.48°S; 87°W to 28.87°W
Depth: 0 to 183 m (live 6 to 36 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 73  mm


Fusus cariniferus Lamarck, 1816
Latirus cariniferus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Turbinella cariniferus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Turbinella trochlearis Kobelt, 1874
Latirus trochlearis (Kobelt, 1874) 
Plicatella trochlearis (Kobelt, 1874) 


Fusus cariniferus Lamarck, 1816, p. [Lamarck 1822b, p. 108-109], pl. 423, fig. 3
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated [unknown (Lamarck 1822b)]
Range: 29°N to 20.48°S; 87°W to 28.87°W
Depth: 0 to 183 m (live 6 to 36 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 73 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Honduras: Roatan Island, Swan Island; Colombia: Offshore islands; Costa Rica, Panama, Cuba: North Havana Province, North Matanzas, South Sancti Spiritus, Granma; Brazil: Espirito Santo
References: Bullock (1974) DM; Britton (1975) d; Hopkins et al. (1977); Leal (1991b) SE; Fernández Milera (1998); Vermeij & Snyder (2006) c; Kalafut (2008) l
Comments: As cariniferus is not a Latin word, it must be assumed to be a noun, rather than treated as an incorrectly formed adjective based on carinifer.
Combining Genera:  Latirus Turbinella

Latirus carinifer sic, 
[Not available]
Comments: Misspelling of cariniferus on the assumption that it is an adjective.

Turbinella trochlearis Kobelt, 1874, p. 79-80, pl. 19, fig. 1-2
Type Locality: "Westindien, speciell die dänische Insel St. Jan"
Range: 23°N to 18.3°N; 84°W to 64.8°W
Maximum Reported Size: 66 mm
Distribution: Cuba: Pinar del Rio, North Havana Province, Guantanamo; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. John
References: Pilsbry (1939a) SEMT; Sarasúa (1970) NW; Bullock (1974) s
Combining Genera:  Latirus Plicatella

Partial List of References

Kobelt, W. 1874. Die geschwänzten unbewehrten Purpurschnecken. Erste Hälfte: Turbinella und Fasciolaria Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz (3)3 65-88, pls. 8, 17-21.
Lamarck, [J. B.] 1816. Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique des Trois Règnes de la Nature  [iii] + 16 pp., pls. 391-431, 431 bis, 431 bis*, 432-488. Veuve Agasse: Paris.

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