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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Fissurelloidea: Fissurellidae

Lucapinella limatula (Reeve, 1850)

Range: 34°N to 30°S; 97°W to 15°W
Depth: 0 to 146 m (live 0.3 to 0.3 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 18  mm


Fissurella aculeata Reeve, 1850
Fissurella limatula Reeve, 1850
Fissurellidea limatula (Reeve, 1850) 
Lucapinella talanteia Olsson & Harbison, 1953


Fissurella limatula Reeve, 1850a, pl. 15, fig. 115
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 34°N to 30°S; 97°W to 15°W
Depth: 0 to 146 m (live 0.3 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 18 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Texas; Mexico: Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo; Honduras: Swan Island; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela: Islas Los Roques; Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little); Cuba: North Havana Province, Cienfuegos; Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Barbados, Brazil: Amapa, Para, Maranhao, Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, Alagoas, Abrolhos Islands, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul
References: Nicklès (1950) E; Princz (1982b); Redfern (2001) l
Combining Genera:  Fissurellidea

Fissurella aculeata Reeve, 1850a,  pl. 15, fig. 111
Type Locality: Unknown
References: Pérez Farfante (1943a) s

Lucapinella talanteia Olsson & Harbison, 1953, p. 356, pl. 63, figs. 2-2b
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Pliocene of St. Petersburg, Florida
Comments: Campbell et al. (1975: 97) listed Lucapinella talanteia as a synonym of Lucapina suffusa and Lucapina textaranea as a synonym of Lucapinella limatula, but presumably intended to synonymize within genera, not across them.

Partial List of References

Olsson, A. A. and A. Harbison. 1953. Pliocene Mollusca of Southern Florida, with special reference to those from North Saint Petersburg Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8 vii + 459, 65 pls. [Stated date: 06 Nov 1953.]
Reeve, L. 1850. Monograph of the genus Fissurella Conchologia Iconica 6 pls. 9-16

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