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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: Euheterodonta: Mactroidea: Mactridae

Mulinia cleryana (d'Orbigny, 1846)

Range: 18°N to 28°S; 77°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 5 m
Maximum Reported Size: 40  mm


Mactra cleryana d'Orbigny, 1846
Mactra guadelupensis Récluz, 1852
Mulinea portoricensis Shuttleworth, 1856
Gnathodon cantrainei Sowerby II, 1873
Mulinia branneri Dall, 1901


Mactra cleryana d'Orbigny, 1846, p. 510, not figured
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: environs de Rio de Janeiro, Brésil [Brazil]
Range: 11°N to 28°S
Maximum Reported Size: 32 mm
Distribution: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro

Mulinia branneri Dall, 1901, 

Gnathodon cantrainei Sowerby II, 1873, 
Attributed to: Récluz MS
References: Lamy (1917) s

Mactra donacaeformis sic, 
[Not available]
References: Lamy (1917) s
Comments: Misspelling and misidentification of Mulinia donaciformis Gray, 1837 by Krebs (1864).

Mactra guadelupensis Récluz, 1852, 

Mulinea portoricensis Shuttleworth, 1856, p. 174-175, not figured
Type Locality: Portorico [Puerto Rico]
Range: 18°N ; 77°W to 67°W
Depth: 0 to 5 m
Maximum Reported Size: 40 mm
Distribution: Puerto Rico
References: Shuttleworth (1856) SEM

Partial List of References

d'Orbigny, A. 1846. Mollusques Voyage dans l'Amérique Méridionale 5 489-728 [and 729-758?]. P. Bertrand: Paris. [True date: -- --- 1846.]
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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