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Gastropoda: : Rissooidea: Rissoininae

Rissoina elegantissima (d'Orbigny, 1842)


Range: 27.9°N to 9.4°N; 96.45°W to 59.6°W
Depth: 0 to 128 m (live 0 to 55 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 3.75  mm

Synonymy

Truncatella caribaensis auct. non Reeve, 1842
Rissoa elegantissima d'Orbigny, 1842

Details


Rissoa (Rissoina) elegantissima d'Orbigny, 1842b, p. 26, pl. 12, figs. 27-29
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Haiti
Range: 27.9°N to 9.4°N; 96.45°W to 59.6°W
Depth: 0 to 128 m (live 0 to 55 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 3.75 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida; USA: Flower Garden Banks, Texas; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Belize, Costa Rica, Panama; ABC Islands: Bonaire; Bahamas: Grand Bahama Island, Abaco (Great or Little); Cuba: North Havana Province, Guantanamo; Cayman Islands: Cayman Brac; Haiti, Dominican Republic; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Guadeloupe, Barbados
References: Parker & Curray (1956) N{W}; Olsson & McGinty (1958) S; Leal & Moore (1989) T; Sleurs (1993) dlE{MDLN}; Redfern (2001) M; Faber (2009b); HMNS W

Truncatella caribaensis auct. non Reeve, 1842, 
[Not available]
Distribution: Colombia
References: Faber (2009b) s
Comments: Misidentification by Daz & Puyana (1994, fig. 470).


Partial List of References

d'Orbigny, A. 1842. Mollusques Histoire Physique, Politique et Naturelle de l'le de Cuba 2 1-112, pls. 10-21?. Arthus Bertrand: Paris. [Stated date: -- --- 1853; true date: -- --- 1842.]

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