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Gastropoda: : Tonnoidea: Ficidae

Ficus pellucida Deshayes, 1856


Range: 32.3°N to 11.82°S; 81.22°W to 37.17°W
Depth: 73 to 823 m (live 73 to 172 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 70  mm

Synonymy

Ficus pellucida Deshayes, 1856
Ficus atlantica Clench & Aguayo, 1940
Ficus howelli Clench & Aguayo, 1940

Details


Ficus pellucidus Deshayes, 1856, p. 184-185, pl. 6, figs. 1-2
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Maximum Reported Size: 70 mm
Distribution: Colombia, Cuba, Barbados; Trinidad & Tobago: Trinidad; Brazil: Bahia
References: Deshayes (1856) M; Verhaeghe & Poppe (2000) v

Ficus atlanticus Clench & Aguayo, 1940, p. 85-86, pl. 14, fig. 1
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Off Sao Salvador, Bahia Province, Brazil, 11°49'S, 37°10'W, 450 fathoms
Range: 32.3°N to 11.82°S; 64.7°W to 37.17°W
Depth: 146 to 823 m
Maximum Reported Size: 38 mm
Distribution: Bermuda, Brazil: Bahia
References: Clench & Aguayo (1940) DSEM; Bayer (1971) s (of F. howelli); Sunderland & Sunderland (1991a) dNW; Verhaeghe & Poppe (2000) s

Ficus howelli Clench & Aguayo, 1940, p. 85, pl. 14, fig. 2
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Atlantis sta. 3332, Bahia de Cochinos, Santa Clara Province, Cuba, 22°09'30", 81°11'W, 175-225 fathoms
Range: 32.3°N to 6.12°N; 81.22°W to 52.32°W
Depth: 73 to 320 m (live 73 to 172 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 51 mm
Distribution: Venezuela: Miranda; Bermuda, Cuba: South Matanzas; Dominican Republic; Trinidad & Tobago: Trinidad; French Guiana
References: Clench & Aguayo (1940) DW; Bayer (1971) lSE; Sunderland & Sunderland (1991a) NM; Verhaeghe & Poppe (2000) s


Partial List of References

Clench, W. J. and C. G. Aguayo. 1940. Notes and descriptions of new deep-water Mollusca obtained by the Harvard-Habana Expedition off Cuba. III.. Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural "Felipe Poey" 14: 77-94, pls. 14-16. [Stated date: 30 Mar 1940; true date: pre 16 Apr.]
Deshayes, [G. P.] 1856. Description d'une nouvelle espèces de Ficus. Journal de Conchyliologie 5: 184-185, pl. 6. [Stated date: -- Nov 1856.]

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