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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Velutinoidea: Triviinae

Niveria suffusa (Gray, 1827)

Range: 30°N to 23°S; 97°W to 29.3°W
Depth: 0 to 525 m (live 2 to 63 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 12  mm


Cypraea suffusa Gray, 1827
Trivia suffusa (Gray, 1827) 
Pusula suffusa (Gray, 1827) 
Cypraea armandina Kiener, 1844
Pusula jamaicensis Schilder, 1932
Trivia floridana Olsson & Harbison, 1953


Cypraea pediculus var. suffusa Gray, 1827, p. 370-371
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 30°N to 23°S; 97°W to 29.3°W
Depth: 0 to 525 m (live 2 to 63 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 12 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Flower Garden Banks, Texas; Mexico: Campeche State, Cayo Arcas, Campeche, Yucatan State, Campeche Bank, Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo; Costa Rica, Colombia; ABC Islands: Aruba; Venezuela: unlocalized; Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Barbados, Brazil: Amapa, Para, Maranhao, Ceara, Fernando de Noronha, Rio Grande do Norte, Alagoas, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Trindade Island, Rio de Janeiro
References: J. Andrews (1977) NWM; Princz (1982a); Leal (1991b) DL; Fehse & Grego (2005)
Combining Genera:  Pusula Trivia

Cypraea armandina Kiener, 1844, p. [Kiener 1845, pp. 140-141], pl. 46, fig. 2-2a
Attributed to: Duclos MS
Type Locality: Unknown
Maximum Reported Size: 10 mm
References: Kiener (1845) M
Comments: Nude name in Potiez & Michaud (1838, 2:477).

Trivia floridana Olsson & Harbison, 1953, p. 265, pl. 60, fig. 2-2b
Type Locality: Pliocene of North St. Petersburg, Florida
Maximum Reported Size: 11.1 mm
References: Olsson & Harbison (1953) M

Pusula jamaicensis Schilder, 1932, 

Partial List of References

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
Olsson, A. A. and A. Harbison. 1953. Pliocene Mollusca of Southern Florida, with special reference to those from North Saint Petersburg Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8 vii + 459, 65 pls. [Stated date: 06 Nov 1953.]

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