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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Fissurelloidea: Fissurellidae

Emarginula sicula Gray, 1825

Range: 27.9°N to 13°N; 96.1°W to 80°W
Depth: 16 to 256 m
Maximum Reported Size: 17  mm


Emarginula fissura auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Emarginula conica Lamarck, 1801
Emarginula sicula Gray, 1825
Emarginula depressa auct. non Risso, 1826
Emarginula reticulata Risso, 1826
Emarginula curvirostris Deshayes, 1830
Emarginula cancellata Philippi, 1836
Emarginula squamulosa Aradas, 1846
Emarginula albina Monterosato, 1878
Emarginula major Pallary, 1900
Emarginula rosea Bellini, 1929


Emarginula sicula Gray, 1825, p. 407
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 27.9°N to 13°N; 96.1°W to 80°W
Depth: 27 to 256 m
Maximum Reported Size: 17 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Louisiana, Flower Garden Banks, Texas; Cuba: North Havana Province, South Matanzas; Virgin Islands: Anegada; Barbados
References: Parker & Curray (1956) {d}NW; Pérez Farfante (1947) DSE; Odé (1988d) d

Emarginula cancellata var. albina Monterosato, 1878b, p. 79
[Not available]
Type Locality: Mediterranean
References: Piani (1985) s
Comments: Nude name.

Emarginula cancellata Philippi, 1836a, p. 114-116, pl. 7, fig. 15
Type Locality: Panormi
Range: 23°N ; 82.5°W to 81.7°W
Depth: 16 to 48 m
Maximum Reported Size: 16 mm
Distribution: Cuba: North Havana Province, North Matanzas
References: Philippi (1836a) M; Aguaoy & Jaume (1936) DdNSEW; Pérez Farfante (1947) s

Emarginula conica Lamarck, 1801, p. 69, [Martini 1769, pl. 12, fig. 109-110; Da Costa pl. 1, fig. 4]
Attributed to: Blainville (1827)
Type Locality: Not stated
References: Piani (1985) s

Emarginula curvirostris Deshayes, 1830, 
References: Piani (1985) s

Emarginula depressa auct. non Risso, 1826, 
[Not available]
References: Piani (1985) s
Comments: Misidentification by Bellini (1929)?

Emarginula fissura auct. non Linnaeus, 1758, 
[Not available]
References: Pérez Farfante (1947) s
Comments: Misidentification by Payraudeau (1826, in part).

Emarginula sicula var. major Pallary, 1900, p. 361, not figured
Type Locality: département d'Oran [Algeria]
Maximum Reported Size: 17 mm
References: Pallary (1900) M; Piani (1985) s

Emarginula reticulata Risso, 1826, p. 260, Not figured
Type Locality: Europe méridionale
Maximum Reported Size: 10 mm
References: Risso (1826) M; Pérez Farfante (1947) s
Comments: Non Sowerby, 1813.

Emarginula rosea Bellini, 1929, 
References: Piani (1985) s

Emarginula squamosa sic, 
[Not available]
Comments: Error for squamulosa by Locard (1898).

Emarginula squamulosa Aradas, 1846, 
References: Pérez Farfante (1947) s

Partial List of References

Gray, J. E. 1825. A list and description of some species of shells not taken notice of by Lamarck (continued) Annals of Philosophy (2)9 407-415. [Stated date: -- Jun 1825.]
Lamarck, J. B. 1801. Systême des Animaux sans Vertèbres  viii + 432 pp. Paris.
Monterosato, [T. A.] di. 1878. Enumerazione e sinonimia delle conchiglie Mediterranee Giornale di Scienze Naturali ed Economiche 13 61-115.
Pallary, P. 1900. Coquilles marines du littoral du Département d'Oran Journal de Conchyliologie 48 211-422, pls. 6-8.
Philippi, R. A. 1836. Enumeratio Molluscorum Siciliae  xiv + 267 pp., 12 pls. Simonis Schropii et Sociorum: Berolini.
Risso, A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Méridionale 4 [iii] + vii + 439 pp., 12 pls. F.-G. Levrault: Paris.

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