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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Fissurelloidea: Fissurellidae

Rimula frenulata (Dall, 1889)

Range: 35°N to 2°N; 93.83°W to 51.5°W
Depth: 0 to 450 m
Maximum Reported Size: 8  mm


Emarginula frenulata Dall, 1889
Rimula longa Pilsbry, 1943


Emarginula (Rimula) frenulata Dall, 1889a, p. 406, pl. 28, fig. 4
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: West Florida and the Keys
Range: 35°N to 2°N; 93.83°W to 51.5°W
Depth: 0 to 450 m
Maximum Reported Size: 8 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys, Dry Tortugas; USA: Flower Garden Banks, Texas; Mexico: Campeche Bank; Costa Rica; ABC Islands: Curacao, Bonaire; Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little); Cuba: North Havana Province, South Matanzas; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Antigua, Barbados, Brazil: Amapa
References: Aguayo & Jaume (1936); Rice & Kornicker (1965) {W}; Pérez Farfante (1947) d; Usticke (1959) M; Fernández Milera (1998) D; Faber (2007i); HMNS W
Comments: Neotype designated by Perez Farfante (1947:112) is invalid because, among other reasons, steps taken to trace the missing holotype were not stated (ICZN 75.3).

Rimula longa Pilsbry, 1943a, p. 38-39, pl. 7, fig. 2
Type Locality: Off Destin, northwest Florida
Range: 30.3°N ; 86.5°W
Depth: 24 m
Maximum Reported Size: 6.5 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida
References: Pilsbry (1943a) DdNSEWM; Pérez Farfante (1947) s

Partial List of References

Dall, W. H. 1889. Reports on the results of dredgings, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78) and in the Caribbean Sea (1879-80), by the U. S. Coast Survey Steamer 'Blake,' Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 18 1-492, pls. 10-40. [Stated date: 08 Jun 1889.]
Pilsbry, H. A. 1943. Floridian species of Rimula Nautilus 57 37-40, pl. 7. [Stated date: -- Oct 1943.]

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