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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Buccinidae

Buccinum scalariforme Möller, 1842

Range: 76°N to 44°N; 130°W to 0°W
Depth: 4.5 to 380 m (live 4.5 to 100 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 89  mm


Buccinum tenue Gray, 1839
Buccinum scalariforme Möller, 1842
Tritonium elatius Middendorff, 1849
Tritonium normale Middendorff, 1849
Buccinum lyperum Dall, 1919
Buccinum rhodium Dall, 1919


Buccinum scalariforme Möller, 1842a, p. 84
[Basis of the current name]
Attributed to: Beck
Type Locality: [Near Godthaab, West] Greenland [see Schiötte & Warén (1992)]
Range: 76°N to 44°N
Depth: 4.5 to 183 m
Maximum Reported Size: 84 mm
Distribution: Greenland: West Greenland; Canada: Gulf of St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia
References: Möller (1842a) M

Tritonium (Buccinum) tenue f. elatior Middendorff, 1849b, p. 502, pl. 6, fig. 5-6
[Not available]
Attributed to: Tryon (1880)
Type Locality: Eismeer an dem Küsten von Lappland
Range: 76°N to 44°N; 75°W to 0°W
Depth: 46 m
Maximum Reported Size: 60 mm
Distribution: Greenland: West Greenland
References: Middendorff (1849b) M; Clarke (1974) Dd; Golikov (1980) NSEW; Alexeyev (2003) s (of tenue)
Comments: Infrasubspecific; non Tritonium clathratum var. elatior Middendorff, 1849.

Buccinum tenue var. lyperum Dall, 1919b, p. 324
Type Locality: Eastern coast of Kamchatka
Maximum Reported Size: 52 mm
References: Dall (1919b) M; Golikov (1980) s

Tritonium (Buccinum) tenue f. normalis Middendorff, 1849b, p. 501-502
[Not available]
Type Locality: Groenland; Insel Novaja-Semlja
Maximum Reported Size: 44 mm
Distribution: Greenland
References: Middendorff (1849b) M; Golikov (1980) s
Comments: Infrasubspecific.

Buccinum tenue var. rhodium Dall, 1919b, p. 324
Type Locality: Not stated
Maximum Reported Size: 89 mm
References: Dall (1919b) M; Golikov (1980) s

Buccinum tenue Gray, 1839, p. 128, pl. 36, fig. 18
Type Locality: Icy Cape [Alaska]
Range: 76°N to 44°N; 130°W to 0°W
Depth: 4.5 to 380 m (live 4.5 to 100 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 77 mm
Distribution: Greenland: West Greenland; Canada: Nunavut, Queen Elizabeth Islands, Baffin Island, Hudson Bay, Labrador, Newfoundland, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Quebec; USA: Maine; Eastern Atlantic: Iceland
References: Matthew (1874); Posselt & Jensen (1899) DM; Macpherson (1971) dLlNSEW{DM}; Alexeyev (2003)
Comments: Non Schröter, 1805.

Partial List of References

Dall, W. H. 1919. Descriptions of new species of Mollusca from the North Pacific Ocean in the collection of the United States National Museum Proceedings of the United States National Museum 56(2295) 293-371. [Stated date: -- --- 1919; true date: 30 Aug 1919.]
Gray, J. E. 1839. Molluscous animals, and their shells The Zoology of Captain Beechey's Voyage 101-142, pls. 33-38 Henry G. Bohn: London. [Stated date: -- Jul 1839.]
Middendorff, A. T. von. 1849. Beiträge zu einer Malacozoologia Rossica. II. Aufzählung und Beschreibung der zur Meeresfauna Russlands gehörigen einschaler Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint-Pétersbourg, Sciences Naturelles (6)6 329-516, pls. 1-11.
Möller, H. P. C. 1842. Index molluscorum Groenlandiae Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift 4 76-97.

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