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Gastropoda: : Tonnoidea: Phaliinae

Semicassis granulata (Born, 1778)


Range: 36.4°N to 35°S; 97°W to 15°W
Depth: 0 to 97 m (live 0 to 94 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 121  mm

Synonymy

Phalium granulata (Born, 1778) 
Buccinum granulatum Born, 1778
Cassis plicata Scopoli, 1786
Buccinum gibbum Gmelin, 1791
Cassidea granulosa Bruguière, 1792
Cassis cepa Röding, 1798
Cassis globulus Röding, 1798
Cassis malum Röding, 1798
Cassis inflata (Shaw, 1811) 
Phalium inflata (Shaw, 1811) 
Buccinum inflatum Shaw, 1811
Cassis abbreviata Lamarck, 1822
Cassis laevigata Menke, 1828
Cassis minuta Menke, 1829
Cassis tessellata Pfeiffer, 1840
Semicassis ventricosa Mörch, 1852
Cassis monilifera Guppy, 1866
Cassis reclusa Guppy, 1873
Phalium loxahatcheense Petuch, 1994

Details


Buccinum granulatum Born, 1778, p. 239-240
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated [Restricted to Puerto Plata, Hispaniola by Clench (1944b)]
Range: 36.4°N to 35°S; 97°W to 15°W
Depth: 0 to 97 m (live 0 to 94 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 121 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Louisiana, Texas; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela: Gulf of Venezuela, Carabobo, Sucre, Isla Margarita, Los Testigos; Bermuda, Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Surinam, Brazil: Amapa, Maranhao, Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Parana, Santa Catarina; Uruguay
References: Clench (1944b) T; Princz (1978b); Merrill, Bullock & Franz (1978) N; Wagner & Abbott (1990) M; Leal (1991b) DLE; Macsotay & Campos (2001)
Combining Genera:  Phalium

Cassis abbreviata Lamarck, 1822b, p. 224, [Lister, pl. 1000, fig. 65; Bonanni 3, fig. 157]
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Portugal
Range: 26.5°N to 16.5°N; 81°W to 61.5°W
Maximum Reported Size: 44 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida; Cuba: North Matanzas; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. Croix; Guadeloupe
References: Mörch (1877b) SE; Pilsbry & McGinty (1939a) NWM; Clench (1944b) s
Comments: Non Buccinum abbreviatum Gmelin, 1791, a nassariid.

Cassis cepa Röding, 1798, p. 31, Not figured
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Not stated
References: Clench (1944b) s
Comments: Objective synonym of Buccinum gibbum Gmelin, 1791.

Buccinum gibbum Gmelin, 1791, p. 3476, [Lister, pl. 999, fig. 64]
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 34°N to 18°N; 96°W to 65°W
Maximum Reported Size: 80 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; Mexico: Veracruz, Tabasco; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas
References: Mörch (1877b) W; Pilsbry & McGinty (1939a) NSEMT; Clench (1944b) s
Comments: Non Bruguière, 1789.

Cassis globulus Röding, 1798, p. 31, [Martini 1773, pl. 34, figs. 351-352; Lister, pl. 999, fig. 64]
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Not stated
References: Pilsbry & McGinty (1939a) T; Clench (1944b) s

Cassidea granulosa Bruguière, 1792a, p. 421-422
[Synonym]
Attributed to: Lamarck (1822)
Type Locality: Méditerranée
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida
References: Calkins (1878)

Buccinum inflatum Shaw, 1811, 
[Synonymy uncertain]
Range: 29°N to 13.2°N; 90.5°W to 59.6°W
Maximum Reported Size: 99 mm
Distribution: USA: Louisiana; Mexico: Campeche State, Yucatan State, Quintana Roo; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, Tortola; Barbados
References: Pilsbry & McGinty (1939a) SEWM; Harry (1942) N; Clench (1944b) s
Combining Genera:  Cassis Phalium

Cassis laevigata Menke, 1828, p. 87
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Barbados
Range: 13.2°N ; 59.6°W
Maximum Reported Size: 53 mm
Distribution: Barbados
References: Menke (1828) NSEWM; Clench (1944b) s

Phalium granulatum loxahatcheensis Petuch, 1994, p. 272-273, pl. 38, fig. a
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Griffin Pit fauna, from Palm Beach Rock pit, Loxahatchee area along State Road 80, west of West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida
Maximum Reported Size: 61 mm
References: Petuch (1994) M

Cassis malum Röding, 1798, p. 31, [Lister, pl. 1056, fig. 9]
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Not stated
References: Clench (1944b) s

Cassis minuta Menke, 1829, p. 37
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Not stated
Maximum Reported Size: 15 mm
References: Menke (1829) M

Cassis monilifera Guppy, 1866, 
[Synonymy uncertain]
References: Robinson (1991) s

Cassis plicata Scopoli, 1786, p. 76, pl. 24, fig. 1
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Insubria

Cassis reclusa Guppy, 1873, 
[Synonymy uncertain]
References: Robinson (1991) s

Cassis sepa sic, 
[Not available]
Comments: Error for cepa by Clench (1944).

Cassis tessellata Pfeiffer, 1840 
[Synonym]
References: Clench (1944b) s
Comments: Non Gmelin, 1791.

Semicassis ventricosa Mörch, 1852, p. 112, Not figured
[Synonym]
Attributed to: Martini (1771)
Type Locality: Antilles
Distribution: Bahamas, Cuba, Guadeloupe
References: Arango (1880)


Partial List of References

Born, I. 1778. Index Rerum Naturalium Musei Caesarei Vindobonensis. Pars I. Testacea.  [xlii] + 458 + [82] pp., 1 pl. Offficina Krausiana: Wien.
Bruguière, [J.-G.] 1792. Encyclopédie Méthodique. Histoire Naturelle des Vers. Encyclopédie Méthodique. Histoire Naturelle des Vers 1: 345-757. Panckoucke: Paris.
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 vertèbres. Histoire Naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres 7: [iii] + 711 pp. Author: Paris. [Stated date: -- Aug 1822.]
Menke, K. T. 1828. Synopsis methodica Molluscorum.  xii + 91 pp. Author: Pyrmont. [True date: post Feb.]
Menke, K. T. 1829. Berzeichniss der Anfehnlichen Conchylien-Sammlung des Freiherrn von der Malsburg.  vi + 126 pp. Pyrmont. [Stated date: -- --- 1829; true date: post 18 May.]
Mörch, O. A. L. 1852. Catalogus Conchyliorum quae Reliquit D. Alphonso d'Aguirra & Gadea Comes de Yoldi. Fasciculus Primus.  [vi] + 170 pp. Hafniae. [Stated date: -- --- 1852; true date: pre 1 Oct.]
Petuch, E. J. 1994. Atlas of Florida Fossil Shells.  xii + 394 pp., 100 pls. Chicago Spectrum Press: Evanston, Illinois. [Stated date: -- --- 1994; true date: pre Nov.]
Röding, P. F. 1798. Museum Boltenianum.  viii + 199 pp. Hamburg. [Stated date: -- Sep 1798.]
Scopoli, I. A. 1786. Deliciae florae et faunae Insubricae. Deliciae Florae et Faunae Insubricae 2: [iv] + 115 pp., frontispiece, 25 pls. Monasterii S. Salvatoris: Ticini.

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