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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Acochlidiodea: Tantulidae

Tantulum elegans Rankin, 1979
Fossil only

Range: 13.19°N ; 61.19°W
Depth: -411.5 to -411.5 m (live -411.5 to -411.5 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 2  mm


Tantulum elegans Rankin, 1979, p. 7-35, 92, figs. 1A-E, 2-4, 5A-C, 6A-B, 7A-C, 8A-D, 9A-H, 10A-G
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: In spring pool of mountain marsh draining into Upper Yambou River, Golden Grove, St. Vincent, West Indies, 1311'30"N, 6111'30"W, 411.5 m elevation
Range: 13.19°N ; 61.19°W
Depth: -411.5 m (live -411.5 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 2 mm
Distribution: St. Vincent & the Grenadines: St. Vincent
References: Rankin (1979) DdLlNSEWM
Comments: Habitat is entirely freshwater.

Partial List of References

Rankin, J. J. 1979. A freshwater shell-less mollusc from the Caribbean: structure, biotics, and contribution to a new understanding of the Acochlidioidea Life Sciences Contributions, Royal Ontario Museum 116 123 pp. [Stated date: 25 May 1979.]

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