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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Tonnoidea: Ficidae

Ficus villai Petuch, 1998


Range: 15°N to 13.88°N; 83.47°W to 83.38°W
Depth: 0 to 20 m (live 20 to 15 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 94  mm

Details


Ficus villai Petuch, 1998a, p. 33-35, figs. 33-35
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Beach, Barra de Wawa, northern side of Wawa River mouth (station 3), Miskito Coast, Nicaragua
Range: 15°N to 13.88°N; 83.47°W to 83.38°W
Depth: 0 to 20 m (live 20 to 15 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 94 mm
Distribution: Honduras, Nicaragua
References: Petuch (1998a) dSEW; Verhaeghe & Poppe (2000) DLlNM; Faber (2008b)
Comments: Treated as a subspecies of Ficus papyratia (i.e., F. communis) by Verhaeghe & Poppe (2000).


Partial List of References

Petuch, E. J. 1998. The molluscan fauna of the Wawa River region, Miskito Coast, Nicaragua: Ecology, biogeographical implications, and descriptions of new taxa. Nautilus 111: 22-44. [Stated date: 29 Jan 1998.]

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