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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Rissooidea: Rissoininae

Rissoina princeps (C. B. Adams, 1850)

Range: 26°N to 20°S; 83.08°W to 40°W
Depth: 0 to 86 m
Maximum Reported Size: 15  mm


Rissoa reticulata auct. non Sowerby, 1833
Rissoa princeps C. B. Adams, 1850
Rissoina pseudoprinceps Weinkauff, 1884
Rissoina oligopleura Woodring, 1928


Rissoa princeps C. B. Adams, 1850f, p. 116, Not figured
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Jamaica
Range: 26°N to 20°S; 83.08°W to 40°W
Depth: 0 to 86 m
Maximum Reported Size: 15 mm
Distribution: Costa Rica, Colombia, Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little); Cuba: North Havana Province; Jamaica; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: The Grenadines; Brazil: Amapa, Bahia, Espirito Santo
References: Rios (1975) D{d}; Robinson & Montoya (1987) W; Redfern (2001) dN; Fallon (2008)

Rissoina oligopleura Woodring, 1928, 
References: Robinson (1991) s

Rissoina pseudoprinceps Weinkauff, 1884, 

Rissoa reticulata auct. non Sowerby, 1833, 
[Not available]
Range: 18.3°N ; 65°W
Distribution: Virgin Islands: St. Thomas
References: Sowerby II (1876) NSEW; Cernohorsky (1978b) s
Comments: Misidentification; an Indo-Pacific species reported in the Caribbean by early authors (see Cernohorsky (1978).

Partial List of References

Adams, C. B. 1850. Descriptions of supposed new species of marine shells, which inhabit Jamaica Contributions to Conchology 7 109-123. [Stated date: -- Apr 1850.]

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