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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: Archiheterodonta: Carditoidea: Carditidae

Carditamera floridana Conrad, 1838

Range: 29°N to 35°S; 91°W to 53.5°W
Depth: 0 to 7 m (live 1 to 2 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 38  mm


Carditamera floridana Conrad, 1838
Cardita floridana (Conrad, 1838) 
Cypricardia nodulosa Mighels, 1844
Cardita conradi Shuttleworth, 1856


Carditamera floridana Conrad, 1838,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 29°N to 35°S; 91°W to 53.5°W
Depth: 0 to 7 m (live 1 to 2 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 38 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida, West Florida; Mexico: Quintana Roo
References: Perry & Schwengel (1955) DNM; Lyons et al. (1971) Ll
Combining Genera:  Cardita

Cardita conradi Shuttleworth, 1856, p. 173, Not figured
Type Locality: Jampa [sic, Tampa] Bay, Florida
Maximum Reported Size: 30 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida
References: Shuttleworth (1856) M; Mikkelsen (2005) s

Cypricardia nodulosa Mighels, 1844, p. 188
Type Locality: Key West, Florida
Range: 24.6°N ; 81.8°W
Maximum Reported Size: 10.2 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys
References: Mighels (1844) NSEWM; R. I. Johnson (1949) s

Partial List of References

Mighels, J. W. 1844. [Some specimens of shells, with descriptions] Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 1 187-189.
Shuttleworth, R. J. 1856. Description de nouvelles espèces. Première décade; espèces nouvelles pour la faune des Antilles Journal de Conchyliologie 5 168-175.

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