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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Epitonioidea: Epitoniidae

Epitonium humphreysii (Kiener, 1838)


Range: 41.6°N to 29°S; 97°W to 53°W
Depth: 0 to 95 m (live 1 to 1 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 24  mm

Synonymy

Scalaria humphreysii Kiener, 1838
Scala humphreysii (Kiener, 1838) 
Scala sayana Dall, 1889

Details


Scalaria humphreysii Kiener, 1838b, p. 15, pl. 5, fig. 16
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: l'Océan Atlantique au sud de la Caroline
Range: 41.6°N to 29°S; 90.5°W to 53°W
Depth: 0 to 95 m (live 1 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 24 mm
Distribution: USA: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Louisiana, Texas; Mexico: Campeche State, Yucatan State; Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul
References: Kurtz (1860); Clench & Turner (1951) N; Porter (1974) l; Sunderland (1990c) M
Combining Genera:  Scala

Scalaria humphreysiana sic, 
[Not available]
Comments: Error for humphreysii by Sowerby, 1873.

Scala sayana Dall, 1889a, p. 309-310
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Virginia to Key West; Corpus Christi, Texas
Range: 37°N to 25°N; 97°W to 76°W
Maximum Reported Size: 18 mm
Distribution: USA: Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida: East Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Texas
References: Dall (1889a) NSEW; Clench & Turner (1951) s; Parker (1956)


Partial List of References

Dall, W. H. 1889. Reports on the results of dredgings, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78) and in the Caribbean Sea (1879-80), by the U. S. Coast Survey Steamer 'Blake,'. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 18: 1-492, pls. 10-40. [Stated date: 08 Jun 1889.]
Kiener, L. C. 1838. Genre Scalaire. (Scalaria, Lam.). Spécies Général et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes 10: 22 pp., 7 pls. [True date: pre 9 Oct.]

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