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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Velutinoidea: Triviinae

Niveria quadripunctata (Gray, 1827)

Range: 32.3°N to 9.4°N; 89.7°W to 63°W
Depth: 0 to 51 m (live 0.3 to 36 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 10  mm


Cypraea rosea Blainville, 1826
Cypraea immaculata Gray, 1827
Cypraea quadripunctata Gray, 1827
Trivia quadripunctata (Gray, 1827) 
Pusula quadripunctata (Gray, 1827) 
Cypraea rotunda Kiener, 1844


Cypraea 4-punctata Gray, 1827, p. 368-369
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 32.3°N to 9.4°N; 89.7°W to 63°W
Depth: 0 to 51 m (live 0.3 to 36 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 10 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; Mexico: Yucatan State, Campeche Bank, Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo; Colombia: Offshore islands; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia; ABC Islands: Aruba; Venezuela: Los Testigos; Bermuda, Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix
References: Dautzenberg (1900) E; Olsson & McGinty (1958) S; Rice & Kornicker (1962) W; Waller (1973) D; Díaz & Puyana (1994) M; García (2007b) L
Comments: M. Smith (1941) 26.9°N in Florida.
Combining Genera:  Pusula Trivia

Cypraea 4-punctata var. immaculata Gray, 1827, p. 368
Type Locality: Unknown

Cypraea rosea Blainville, 1826, p. 25
Attributed to: Duclos
Type Locality: Not stated
Comments: Non Gray, 1824.

Cypraea rotunda Kiener, 1844, p. [Kiener 1845, pp. 141-142], pl. 53, fig. 2
Type Locality: Mer des Antilles
Range: 18°N ; 67°W
References: Dall & Simpson (1901) NSEW

Partial List of References

Blainville, H. M. de. 1826. Porcelaine, Cypraea (Malacoz.) Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 43 1-34 Paris. [True date: -- Sep 1826.]
Gray, J. E. 1827. Monograph on the Cypraeidae, a family of testaceous Mollusca [continued] Zoological Journal 3 363-371. [Stated date: -- Nov 1827.]
Kiener, L. C. 1844. Genre Porcelaine. (Cypraea, Lin.) Spécies Général et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes 1 1-32, pls. 1-57

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