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Malacolog Version 4.1.1

A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Littorinoidea: Littorinidae

Echinolittorina miliaris (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)

Range: 4°S to 21°S; 33.8°W to 5.7°W
Depth: 0 to 0 m (live 0 to 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 20  mm


Littorina miliaris Quoy & Gaimard, 1833
Nodilittorina miliaris (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) 
Littorina granularis Gray, 1839
Littorina lemniscata Philippi, 1846
Littorina helenae E. A. Smith, 1890
Nodilittorina vermeiji Bandel & Kadolsky, 1982


Littorina miliaris Quoy & Gaimard, 1833,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 8°S to 8°S; 14.4°W
Distribution: Ascension Island
References: E. A. Smith (1890c) NSEW; Williams et al. (2003) c
Combining Genera:  Nodilittorina

Littorina granularis Gray, 1839, 
References: Rosewater (1970) s

Littorina helenae E. A. Smith, 1890b, p. 283-284, pl. 21, fig. 19
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: St. Helena
Range: 16°S to 16°S; 5.7°W
Maximum Reported Size: 9 mm
Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: St. Helena
References: E. A. Smith (1890b) NSEWM; Reid (1989) s?
Comments: Nude name in Melliss (1875: 125).

Littorina lemniscata Philippi, 1846g, p. 139
Type Locality: "Cuba?"
Maximum Reported Size: 9.8 mm
References: Philippi (1846g) M; Bandel & Kadolsky (1982) sT

Nodilittorina (Nodilittorina) vermeiji Bandel & Kadolsky, 1982, p. 31-32, figs. 5, 10, 46-48
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Isla Fernando de Noronha, Baia de Sueste
Range: 4°S to 21°S; 33.8°W to 29.3°W
Depth: 0 m (live 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 20 mm
Distribution: Brazil: Atol das Rocas, Fernando de Noronha, Trindade Island
References: Reid (1989) s?; Leal (1991b) SE

Partial List of References

Bandel, K. and D. Kadolsky. 1982. Western Atlantic species of Nodilittorina (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia): Comparative morphology and its functional, ecological, phylogenetic and taxonomic implications Veliger 25 1-42, 1 fold-out table, 8 pls. [Stated date: 01 Jul 1982.]
Philippi, R. A. 1846. Descriptions of a new species of Trochus, and of eighteen new species of Littorina, in the collection of H. Cuming, Esq. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 13 38-143. [Stated date: -- Dec 1845; true date: -- Feb 1846.]
Smith, E. A. 1890. Report on the marine molluscan fauna of the island of St. Helena Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1890 247-317, pls. 21-24. [Stated date: 01 Apr 1890.]

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