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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Rissooidea: Rissoinae

Alvania auberiana (d'Orbigny, 1842)

Range: 34.42°N to 24°S; 94.93°W to 32.5°W
Depth: 0 to 101 m (live 2.5 to 73 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 2.1  mm


Rissoa auberiana d'Orbigny, 1842
Rissoa lipeus auct. non Dall, 1892
Rissoa minuscula Verrill & Bush, 1900
Rissoa floridana Mansfield, 1930


Rissoa (Rissoa) auberiana d'Orbigny, 1842b, p. 22-23, pl. 11 [bis], figs. 34-36
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Cuba, Saint-Thomas and Jamaica
Range: 34.42°N to 24°S; 94.93°W to 32.5°W
Depth: 0 to 101 m (live 2.5 to 73 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 1.8 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Louisiana, Flower Garden Banks, Texas; Mexico: Campeche State, Yucatan State, Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo, Cozumel; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela: unlocalized; Bermuda, Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little); Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. Croix; Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo
References: Porter (1974) N (UNC-IMS #8361); Princz (1982a); Odé (1986c) DdL{lW}M; Reed & Mikkelsen (1987) {d}; Leal (1991b) E; Redfern (2001) l; HMNS W

Rissoa lipeus floridana Mansfield, 1930, p. 114-115, pl. 19, fig. 8
Type Locality: Choctawhatchee Formation, Florida, several stations
Maximum Reported Size: 1 mm
References: Mansfield (1930) M

Rissoa lipeus auct. non Dall, 1892b, 
[Not available]
Range: 24.9°N to 9.4°N; 80.6°W to 74.5°W
Maximum Reported Size: 1.3 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys; Panama, Bahamas: San Salvador (Watling Is.)
References: Dall (1892b) EM; Henderson (1913) NW; Radwin (1969) S
Comments: Misidentification; Campbell (1993) considered A. lipeus to be an extinct species.

Rissoa (Manzonia) minuscula Verrill & Bush, 1900, p. 540, pl. 65, fig. 16
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Bermuda
Range: 32.3°N to 23.15°N; 81.25°W to 64.8°W
Depth: 18 m
Maximum Reported Size: 2.1 mm
Distribution: Bermuda, Cuba: North Matanzas
References: Verrill & Bush (1900) NEM; Aguayo (1935) SW

Partial List of References

d'Orbigny, A. 1842. Mollusques Histoire Physique, Politique et Naturelle de l'île de Cuba 2 1-112, pls. 10-21?. Arthus Bertrand: Paris. [Stated date: -- --- 1853; true date: -- --- 1842.]
Mansfield, W. C. 1930. Miocene gastropods and scaphopods of the Choctawhatchee Formation of Florida Florida State Geological Survey Bulletin 3 189 pp., 21 pls.
Verrill, A. E. and K. J. Bush. 1900. Additions to the marine Mollusca of the Bermudas Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 10 513-544, pls. 63-66. [Stated date: -- Sep 1900.]

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