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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: Euheterodonta: Mactroidea: Mactridae

Raeta plicatella (Lamarck, 1818)

Range: 39°N to 41°S; 91°W to 35°W
Depth: 0 to 11 m (live 7 to 11 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 70  mm


Lutraria plicatella Lamarck, 1818
Labiosa plicatella (Lamarck, 1818) 
Lutraria canaliculata Say, 1822
Labiosa canaliculata (Say, 1822) 
Anatina canaliculata (Say, 1822) 
Mactra campechensis Gray, 1825
Lavignon papyracea d'Orbigny, 1846
Raeta perspicua Hutton, 1873


Lutraria plicatella Lamarck, 1818,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 39°N to 41°S; 91°W to 35°W
Depth: 0 to 11 m (live 7 to 11 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 70 mm
Distribution: USA: New Jersey, North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Texas; Argentina: unlocalized
References: Perry & Schwengel (1955) M; Sykes & Hall (1970) l; Lyons (1989b) DdL; Signorelli (2008) T
Comments: New Jersey records may be based on subfossil specimens.
Combining Genera:  Labiosa

Mactra campechensis Gray, 1825, 

Lutraria canaliculata Say, 1822, 
Range: 37.8°N ; 75.7°W
Distribution: USA: Virginia
References: B. B. Baker (1951) NSEW; Mikkelsen & Bieler (2004) s
Combining Genera:  Anatina Labiosa

Lavignon papyracea d'Orbigny, 1846, p. 527, [Chemnitz 1782, pl. 23, fig. 231]
Type Locality: baie de San-Blas, Patagonia septentrionale; Rio de Janeiro, Brésil
Range: 23°S to 40.5°S; 60.5°W to 43°W
Maximum Reported Size: 40 mm
Distribution: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro; Argentina: Buenos Aires
References: d'Orbigny (1846) NSEWM

Raeta perspicua Hutton, 1873, 
References: Marshall (1996) s
Comments: Type locality is erroneous; described from New Zealand.

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.]

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