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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Volutoidea: Volutidae

Scaphella dubia (Broderip, 1827)

Range: 34.08°N to 19°N; 96.35°W to 76°W
Depth: 55 to 402 m (live 188 to 402 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 197  mm


Voluta dubia Broderip, 1827
Fulgoraria dubia (Broderip, 1827) 
Aurinia dubia (Broderip, 1827) 
Scapha dubia (Broderip, 1827) 
Fusus tessellatus auct. non Schubert & Wagner, 1829
Aurinia schmitti Bartsch, 1931
Rehderia schmitti (Bartsch, 1931) 
Rehderia georgiana Clench, 1946
Aurinia georgiana (Clench, 1946) 
Scaphella kieneri Clench, 1946
Auriniopsis kieneri (Clench, 1946) 
Aurinia kieneri (Clench, 1946) 
Aurinia ethelae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1953


Voluta dubia Broderip, 1827,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 34°N to 22°N; 96.28°W to 76°W
Depth: 62 to 402 m (live 188 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 98 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Texas
References: Dall (1902a) dNE; Springer & Bullis (1956) DW; Bayer (1971) l
Combining Genera:  Aurinia Fulgoraria Scapha

Aurinia kieneri ethelae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1953, p. 10-12, pl. 3, figs. 1-2a, pl. 2, figs 3-3a
Type Locality: Off South Pass, Mississippi River
Range: 29°N to 28°N; 89°W to 83°W
Depth: 402 m (live 402 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 182 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida; USA: Mississippi
References: Pilsbry & Olsson (1953) DLNWM; Perry & Schwengel (1955) SE

Rehderia georgiana Clench, 1946, p. 47-48, pl. 27, fig. 3
Type Locality: Pelican sta. 179-5, about 100 miles off Darien, Georgia, 3129.5'N, 7941.5'W, 45 fathoms
Range: 34.08°N to 26.7°N; 79.97°W to 76.17°W
Depth: 82 to 210 m (live 210 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 102 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Georgia, Florida: East Florida
References: Clench (1946) dNWE; Pilsbry & Olsson (1953) DLS
Combining Genera:  Aurinia

Scaphella (Aurinia) kieneri Clench, 1946, p. 58-59, pl. 31, fig. 1 [Kiener, 1840, pl. 29, fig. 1]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 28°N to 19°N; 96.35°W to 85°W
Depth: 55 to 183 m
Maximum Reported Size: 197 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida; USA: Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas; Mexico: Tabasco
References: Clench (1953c) DdNSEWM
Combining Genera:  Aurinia Auriniopsis

Aurinia schmitti Bartsch, 1931a, p. 539-540, fig. 1
Type Locality: South of Tortugas
Range: 24.6°N to 24.5°N; 83°W to 81°W
Depth: 110 to 146 m
Maximum Reported Size: 130 mm
Distribution: USA: South of Dry Tortugas, Florida
References: Bartsch (1931a) DSW; Pilsbry & Olsson (1953) dNEM
Combining Genera:  Rehderia

Fusus tessellatus auct. non Schubert & Wagner, 1829, 
[Not available]
References: Clench (1946) s
Comments: Misidentification by Kiener (1840).

Partial List of References

Bartsch, P. 1931. A new volutid marine mollusks, Aurinia schmitti Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 21 539-540. [Stated date: 19 Dec 1931.]
Clench, W. J. 1946. The genera Bathyaurinia, Rehderia and Scaphella in the Western Atlantic Johnsonia 2 41-60. [Stated date: 21 Dec 1946.]
Pilsbry, H. A. and A. A. Olsson. 1953. Materials for a revision of east coast and Floridan volutes Nautilus 67 1-13, pls. 1-3. [Stated date: -- Jul 1953.]

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