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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Velutinoidea: Triviinae

Cleotrivia antillarum (Schilder, 1922)

Range: 35°N to 20.7°S; 93.05°W to 32.5°W
Depth: 9 to 525 m (live 56 to 81 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 6  mm


Cypraea triticea Blainville, 1826
Cypraea subrostrata Gray, 1827
Cypraea pulla Gaskoin, 1846
Dolichupis antillarum (Schilder, 1922) 
Niveria antillarum (Schilder, 1922) 
Trivia antillarum Schilder, 1922
Trivia occidentalis Schilder, 1922


Trivia antillarum Schilder, 1922, p. 103, 111
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: West Indies
Range: 35°N to 5°S; 93.05°W to 38°W
Depth: 9 to 525 m (live 56 to 51 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 6 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Flower Garden Banks; Mexico: Campeche Bank, Quintana Roo; Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela: unlocalized; Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Brazil: Maranhao, Piaui, Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte
References: Rice & Kornicker (1965) {W}; Ekdale (1974) {W}; Princz (1982a); Díaz & Puyana (1994) M; García (1999a) LlW
Comments: New name for Cypraea subrostrata Gray, 1827, non 1824; Schilder (1932) as first reviser gave antillarum priority over occidentalis.
Combining Genera:  Dolichupis Niveria

Trivia occidentalis Schilder, 1922, p. 103, 111
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 35°N to 20.7°S; 80°W to 32.5°W
Depth: 20 to 100 m (live 81 m)
Distribution: Brazil: Para, Fernando de Noronha, Rio Grande do Norte
References: Leal (1991b) LSE
Comments: New name for Cypraea pulla Gaskoin, 1846, non Gmelin, 1791.

Cypraea pulla Gaskoin, 1846, p. 24-25
Type Locality: Unknown
Maximum Reported Size: 6 mm
References: Gaskoin (1846) M
Comments: Non Gmelin, 1791.

Cypraea subrostrata Gray, 1827, p. 363-364
Type Locality: Unknown
Maximum Reported Size: 3.8 mm
References: Gray (1827) M; Abbott (1954c) s
Comments: Non Gray, 1824.

Cypraea triticea Blainville, 1826, p. 25
[Synonymy uncertain]
Attributed to: Dufresne
Type Locality: Antilles
References: Rosenberg (herein) s?
Comments: Non Cypraea triticea Lamarck, 1810.

Partial List of References

Blainville, H. M. de. 1826. Porcelaine, Cypraea (Malacoz.) Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 43 1-34 Paris. [True date: -- Sep 1826.]
Gaskoin, J. S. 1846. Descriptions of three new species of Cypraea Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 14 23-25.
Gray, J. E. 1827. Monograph on the Cypraeidae, a family of testaceous Mollusca [continued] Zoological Journal 3 363-371. [Stated date: -- Nov 1827.]
Schilder, F. A. 1922. Contributions to the knowledge of the genera Cypraea and Trivia Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 15 98-122. [Stated date: -- Dec 1922.]

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