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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Naticoidea: Naticidae

Polinices aurantium (Röding, 1798)
Not found in the Western Atlantic


Albula aurantium Röding, 1798
Natica draparnaudii Récluz, 1851


Albula aurantium Röding, 1798, p. 21, [Chemnitz 5, pl. 189, fig. 1934-1935; Knorr Vergn. 4, pl. 6, figs. 3-4]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated

Natica draparnaudii Récluz, 1851b, p. 198-199, pl. 5, fig. 11
Type Locality: 'Le golfe du Mexique?'
Comments: Is the Indo-Pacific Polinices aurantius (Röding, 1798) fide Kabat et al. (1997).

Partial List of References

Récluz, C. 1851. Description de quelques coquilles nouvelles Journal de Conchyliologie 2 194-216, pls. 5-6.
Röding, P. F. 1798. Museum Boltenianum  viii + 199 pp. Hamburg. [Stated date: -- Sep 1798.]

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