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Gastropoda: : Tonnoidea: Cassinae

Cassis tuberosa (Linnaeus, 1758)


Range: 35°N to 18°S; 92°W to 25°W
Depth: 0 to 27 m (live 0 to 9 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 301  mm

Synonymy

Cassidea tuberosa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Buccinum tuberosum Linnaeus, 1758
Buccinum striatum Gmelin, 1791
Cassis triquetra Rigacci, 1866
Cassis triangularis Coulon, 1936

Details


Buccinum tuberosum Linnaeus, 1758, p. 735, Not figured
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown [Restricted to Hispaniola by Clench (1944b)]
Range: 35°N to 18°S; 92°W to 25°W
Depth: 0 to 27 m (live 0 to 9 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 301 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys, Dry Tortugas; Mexico: Cayo Arcas, Campeche, Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo; Honduras: Swan Island; Colombia: Offshore islands; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela: Islas Los Roques, Isla Margarita, Los Testigos; Bermuda, Bahamas: Grand Bahama Island, Bimini, New Providence, Eleuthera, Little San Salvador, Cat Island, Long Island, Mayaguana, Inagua (Great or Little); Cuba: Isla de la Juventud (Isle of Youth, Isle of Pines), North Havana Province, North Matanzas, Cienfuegos, Holguin, Santiago de Cuba, Guantanamo; Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Tortola; St. Martin/St. Maarten, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Brazil: Maranhao, Ceara, Fernando de Noronha, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Abrolhos Islands; Eastern Atlantic: Cape Verde Islands
References: Clench (1944b) d; Cosel (1982c) E; Vokes & Vokes (1983, original station data) W; Wagner & Abbott (1990) M; Fernández Milera (1998); Macsotay & Campos (2001); Vegas Torres (2004)
Combining Genera:  Cassidea

Buccinum striatum Gmelin, 1791, p. 3477, [Gronovius pl. 19, fig. 18]
[Synonym]
Attributed to: Meuschen (1787)
Type Locality: America
References: Clench (1944b) s

Cassis triangularis Coulon, 1936 
[Synonym]
References: Kreipl (1997) s

Cassis tuberosa var. triquetra Rigacci, 1866, p. 44
[Not available]
Attributed to: Lamarck
Type Locality: Bahamas
Distribution: Bahamas
References: Kreipl (1997) s
Comments: Nude name.


Partial List of References

Gmelin, J. F. 1791. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae. Editio decima tertia. Systema Naturae, 13th ed., vol. 1(6): 3021-3910. Lipsiae.
Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae. Systema Naturae, 10th ed., vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae [Stockholm, Sweden].
Rigacci, [J.] 1866. Catalogo delle Conchiglie Componenti la Collezione Rigacci Classificata col Sistema di Lamarck.  56 pp. Author: Roma.

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