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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Muricoidea: Typhinae

Pterotyphis triangularis (A. Adams, 1855)


Range: 25°N to 9.4°N; 89.7°W to 77°W
Depth: 0.3 to 31 m
Maximum Reported Size: 42  mm

Synonymy

Murex cancellatus Sowerby II, 1841
Typhis triangularis A. Adams, 1855
Tripterotyphis triangularis (A. Adams, 1855) 

Details


Typhis triangularis A. Adams, 1855e, p. 124
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 25°N to 9.75°N; 89.7°W to 77°W
Depth: 0.3 to 31 m
Maximum Reported Size: 42 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys; Mexico: Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo; Costa Rica, Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little)
References: Vokes & Vokes (1983, original station data) W; Sunderland (1989c) {W}M; E. H. Vokes (1989) D; ANSP d; Espinosa & Ortea (2001a) S
Combining Genera:  Tripterotyphis

Murex cancellatus Sowerby II, 1841a, p. 143, [Sowerby II (1841b): pl. 190, fig. 79]
[Synonym]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 23°N to 9.4°N; 82.3°W to 81°W
Maximum Reported Size: 19 mm
Distribution: Panama, Cuba: North Havana Province
References: Sowerby II (1841a) M; Jaume & Saras˙a (1943); Saras˙a (1944); Aguayo & Jaume (1947a) NW; Olsson & McGinty (1958) SE; E. H. Vokes (1989) s
Comments: Non Gmelin, 1791; Sowerby (1841a) erroneously cited fig. 75 instead of 79 of his Conchological Illustrations.


Partial List of References

Adams, A. 1855. Descriptions of two new genera and several new species of Mollusca, from the collection of Hugh Cuming, Esq Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 23 119-124.
Sowerby, G. B., II. 1841. Descriptions of some new species of Murex, principally from the collection of Hugh Cuming, Esq. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 8 137-147. [Stated date: -- --- 1840; true date: -- Jul 1841.]

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