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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Stromboidea: Strombidae

Strombus alatus Gmelin, 1791

Range: 34.42°N to 18.7°N; 97°W to 76.68°W
Depth: 0 to 183 m (live 0 to 46 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 112  mm


Strombus pugilis auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Strombus alatus Gmelin, 1791
Strombus crenulatus Röding, 1798
Strombus pyrulatus Lamarck, 1822
Strombus sulcatus Anton, 1838
Strombus dubius Sowerby II, 1842
Strombus undulatus Küster, 1845


Strombus alatus Gmelin, 1791, p. 3513, [Martini, 1777, pl. 91, fig. 894; Schroeter Einl. Conch 1, pl. 2, fig. 14]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 34.42°N to 18.7°N; 97°W to 76.68°W
Depth: 0 to 183 m (live 0 to 46 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 112 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Louisiana, Texas; Mexico: Campeche State, Cayo Arcas, Campeche, Yucatan State, Campeche Bank, Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo
References: Springer & Bullis (1956) DW; Porter (1974) {L}NE (UNC-IMS #4603); García-Cubas (1982) S; Odé (1982b) L; Kreipl & Poppe (1999); Simone (2005a); ANSP M
Comments: The 144.9 mm size reported by Wagner & Abbott (1973) needs confirmation. Wagner & Abbott (1967) reported a maximum size of 117 mm, which itself is an error for 112 mm (specimen is in ANSP).

Pyramis crenulata Röding, 1798, p. 59, [Martini, 1777, pl. 91, fig. 883]
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Not stated
References: Rosenberg (herein) s?

Strombus dubius Sowerby II, 1842, 
References: Tryon (1885) s
Comments: Non Solander, 1766, nec Swainson, 1823.

Strombus pugilis auct. non Linnaeus, 1758, 
[Not available]
Distribution: USA: North Carolina
References: Kurtz (1860)
Comments: Misidentification.

Strombus pyrulatus Lamarck, 1822b, p. 205, [Martini, 1777, pl. 91, fig. 894]
Type Locality: Unknown
Maximum Reported Size: 85 mm
References: Lamarck (1822b) M

Strombus (Strombus) sulcatus Anton, 1838, p. 85
Type Locality: Not stated
Maximum Reported Size: 57 mm
References: Anton (1838) M

Strombus undulatus Küster, 1845, 

Partial List of References

Anton, H. E. 1838. Verzeichniss der Conchylien  xvi + 110 pp. [Stated date: 09 Oct 1838.]
Gmelin, J. F. 1791. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae. Editio decima tertia Systema Naturae, 13th ed., vol. 1(6) 3021-3910. Lipsiae.
Lamarck, [J. B.] 1822. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertčbres Histoire Naturelle des Animaux sans Vertčbres 7 [iii] + 711 pp. Author: Paris. [Stated date: -- Aug 1822.]
Röding, P. F. 1798. Museum Boltenianum  viii + 199 pp. Hamburg. [Stated date: -- Sep 1798.]

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