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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Naticoidea: Naticidae

Bulbus fragilis (Leach, 1819)

Range: 69°N to 47°N; 55°W to 50°W
Maximum Reported Size: 32  mm


Natica fragilis Leach, 1819
Natica aperta auct. non Lovén, 1846
Natica largillierti Récluz, 1852


Natica fragilis Leach, 1819a, p. lxii
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Baffin's Bay
Range: 69°N to 76°N; 55°W to 80°W
Distribution: Baffin Bay
References: Leach (1819a) NSEW

Natica aperta auct. non Lovén, 1846, 
[Not available]
References: Abbott (1974) s
Comments: Misidentification by Middendorff (1849b, 1851) implied by Abbott (1974).

Natica largillierti Récluz, 1852b, p. 408-409, pl. 12, fig. 1
Type Locality: Banc de Terre-Neuve
Range: 47°N ; 50°W
Maximum Reported Size: 32 mm
Distribution: Canada: Newfoundland
References: Récluz (1852b) NSEWM; Kabat et al. (1997) s

Partial List of References

Leach, W. E. 1819. A list of invertebrate animals, discovered by his majesty's ship Isabella, in a voyage to the Arctic regions A Voyage of Discovery. Appendix II, Zoological Memoranda lxi-lxiv John Murray: London. [True date: -- Apr 1819.]
Récluz, C. 1852. Description de plusieurs coquilles nouvelles Journal de Conchyliologie 3 408-414, pl. 12.

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