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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Fissurelloidea: Fissurellidae

Fissurella angusta (Gmelin, 1791)

Range: 26°N to 6°N; 89.7°W to 57.1°W
Depth: 0 to 10 m (live 0 to 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 31  mm


Patella angusta Gmelin, 1791
Fissurella schrammi P. Fischer, 1857


Patella angusta Gmelin, 1791, p. 3732, [Schroeter, Einl. pl. 6, fig. 13]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 26°N to 6°N; 89.7°W to 57.1°W
Depth: 0 to 10 m (live 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 31 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys, Dry Tortugas; Mexico: Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo; Honduras: Swan Island; Colombia: Offshore islands; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia; ABC Islands: Curacao; Venezuela: Isla la Blanquilla; Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little), New Providence, Little San Salvador, Long Island, Inagua (Great or Little); Cuba: North Havana Province, North Matanzas, Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba, Guantanamo; Cayman Islands: Grand Cayman Island, Cayman Brac; Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: Virgin Gorda; Antigua, Guadeloupe; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Mustique; Trinidad & Tobago: Trinidad, Tobago; Guyana
References: Pérez Farfante (1943a) {N}SEM; Princz (1987); Vokes & Vokes (1983, original station data) W; Sunderland & Sunderland (1991b) {D}; Fernández Milera (1998); Pointier & Lamy (1998); Redfern (2001) DN; Hewitt (2005a)

Fissurella schrammi P. Fischer, 1857d, p. 383-384, pl. 11, figs. 5-6
Type Locality: Guadeloupe
Range: 16.2°N ; 61.5°W
Maximum Reported Size: 20 mm
Distribution: Guadeloupe
References: P. Fischer (1857d) NSEWM; Pérez Farfante (1943a) s

Partial List of References

Fischer, P. 1857. Description d'espčces nouvelles Journal de Conchyliologie 6 382-385, pls. 10-11. [Stated date: -- Dec 1857.]
Gmelin, J. F. 1791. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae. Editio decima tertia Systema Naturae, 13th ed., vol. 1(6) 3021-3910. Lipsiae.

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