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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Vanikoroidea: Hipponicidae

Hipponix incurvus (Gmelin, 1791)

Range: 35°N to 28°S; 83.9°W to 28.9°W
Depth: 0 to 538 m (live 6 to 6 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 17  mm


Hipponyx militaris auct. non Linnaeus, 1771
Patella incurva Gmelin, 1791
Capulus incurvus (Gmelin, 1791) 
Pileopsis intorta Lamarck, 1822
Capulus intortus (Lamarck, 1822) 


Patella incurva Gmelin, 1791, p. 3715, [Meusch. Naturf. 18, pl. 2, figs. 9-9a]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 35°N to 28°S; 82.76°W to 28.9°W
Depth: 0 to 525 m
Maximum Reported Size: 16 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: unlocalized; Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba: North Havana Province; Brazil: Amapa, Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Abrolhos Islands, Espirito Santo, Trindade Island, Santa Catarina
References: Robinson & Montoya (1987) W; Leal (1991b) DE; Simone (2002b) c
Combining Genera:  Capulus

Capulus incurvatus sic, 
[Not available]
Range: 23.1°N to 12°N; 81.2°W to 67°W
Distribution: Venezuela, Cuba: North Matanzas; Puerto Rico
References: Princz (1982a) S; Ortiz-Corps (1985) E; Fernández Milera (1998) NW
Comments: Error for incurvus by Abbott (1954).
Combining Genera:  Krebsia

Pileopsis intorta Lamarck, 1822a, p. 18
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 35°N to 6°N; 83.9°W to 56°W
Depth: 6 to 538 m (live 6 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 17 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida: Florida Keys; Honduras: Swan Island; Venezuela: Los Testigos; Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Surinam
References: Kurtz (1860); Dautzenberg (1900); Maury (1922) N; Dall (1927b) D; M. Smith (1941) M; Warmke & Abbott (1961); Altena (1975) SE; Britton (1975) W; Princz (1977)
Combining Genera:  Capulus

Hipponyx militaris auct. non Linnaeus, 1771, 
[Not available]
Range: 20°N to 13.2°N; 74°W to 59.6°W
Distribution: Cuba; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas; St. Martin/St. Maarten, Guadeloupe, Barbados
References: Mörch (1877b) NSEW
Comments: Misidentification by Mörch (1877).

Partial List of References

Gmelin, J. F. 1791. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae. Editio decima tertia Systema Naturae, 13th ed., vol. 1(6) 3021-3910. Lipsiae.
Lamarck, [J. B.] 1822. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres Histoire Naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres 6(2) [iii] + 232 pp. Author: Paris. [Stated date: -- Apr 1822.]

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