Natica fringillaDall, 1881, p. 93 [Basis of the current name] Type Locality: Yucatan Strait and Cape San Antonio Range: 28°N to 1°S; 86°W to 50°W Depth: 538 to 1536 m (live 1170 m) Maximum Reported Size: 7 mm Distribution: Colombia: Old Providence Island; Yucatan Strait, Cuba: Pinar del Rio; Brazil: Para References: Dall (1881) LW; Dall (1889a); Kaicher (1975b) T Comments: USNM 87195 selected as lectotype by Kaicher (1975b: 732), who stated that it was "the type" (ICZN Article 74.6). Possibly a synonym of Euspira radiata (Alan Kabat, pers. comm., 3 Dec 1991)
Natica (Lunatia) fringilla var. perlaDall, 1889a, p. 296, pl. 21, fig. 11 [Synonym] Type Locality: Blake sta. 226, near St. Vincent Range: 25°N to 13.15°N; 80°W to 61.27°W Depth: 538 to 775 m Maximum Reported Size: 6.5 mm Distribution: USA: Florida: unlocalized; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: St. Vincent References: Dall (1889a) DSE; Abbott (1974) dNW Comments: Dall's (1889b) record off Fernandina needs confirmation; it is not repeated by Dall (1927b).
Partial List of References
Dall, W. H. 1881. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, and in the Caribbean Sea, 1877-79, by the United States Coast Survey Steamer 'Blake,' Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 9 33-144. [True date: -- Aug 1881.] 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.]