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Malacolog Version 4.1.1

A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Peristerniinae

Pustulatirus mediamericanus (Hertlein & Strong, 1951)
Not found in the Western Atlantic


Turbinella acuminatus (W. Wood, 1828) 
Murex acuminatus W. Wood, 1828
Latirus mediamericanus Hertlein & Strong, 1951


Latirus mediamericanus Hertlein & Strong, 1951,
[Basis of the current name]
References: Keen (1971) s; Vermeij & Snyder (2006) c

Murex acuminatus W. Wood, 1828, p. 15, pl. 5, fig. 12
Type Locality: Unknown
Comments: Non Pennant, 1777; erroneously attributed to the Caribbean and to Kiener (1840) by Snyder (2003:34).
Combining Genera:  Turbinella

Partial List of References

Wood, W. 1828. Supplement to the Index Testaceologicus  viii + 59 pp., 8 pls. W. Wood: London. [Stated date: post 17 May.]

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