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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Buccinidae

Colus sabinii (Gray, 1824)

Range: 83°N to 44°N; 130°W to 0°W
Depth: 4.5 to 371 m (live 4.5 to 230 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 84  mm


Buccinum sabinii Gray, 1824
Tritonium sabinii (Gray, 1824) 
Tritonium normale Middendorff, 1849
Fusus reeveanus Petit, 1851
Siphonorbis ebur (Mörch, 1869) 
Neptunea ebur (Mörch, 1869) 
Chrysodomus ebur (Mörch, 1869) 
Sipho ebur (Mörch, 1869) 
Fusus ebur Mörch, 1869
Fusus togatus Mörch, 1869
Sipho togatus (Mörch, 1869) 
Fusus pfaffii Mörch, 1876
Neptunea hanseni Friele, 1879
Colus pubescens auct. non Verrill, 1882
Fusus hirsutus Jeffreys, 1883
Sipho brevispira Brögger, 1900
Sipho sinuosus Brögger, 1900
Sipho vallensis Brögger, 1900


Buccinum sabinii Gray, 1824b, p. 240-241
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 44°N ; 55°W
Distribution: Greenland: West Greenland; Canada: Newfoundland
References: Bouchet & Warén (1985) SET
Comments: Bouchet & Warén (1985:232-233) designated a neotype without explaining the need for one; the designation is thus invalid.
Combining Genera:  Tritonium

Sipho brevispira Brögger, 1900, 
References: Bouchet & Warén (1985) s

Fusus ebur Mörch in Petit, 1869, p. 275, Not figured
Type Locality: [West] Greenland [Christianhaab (Posselt & Jensen 1898)]
Range: 68.82°N ; 52°W to 0°W
Depth: 183 m
Maximum Reported Size: 71 mm
Distribution: Greenland: West Greenland
References: Mörch in Petit (1869) M; Posselt & Jensen (1899) DdNSW; Thorson (1941) E; Bouchet & Warén (1985) s
Comments: Also described by Mörch (1869a: 398), as Fusus (Siphonorbis) ebur.
Combining Genera:  Chrysodomus Neptunea Sipho Siphonorbis

Neptunea (Sipho) hanseni Friele, 1879, p. 281
Type Locality: Adventbay, Spitzbergen, 40 fathoms
Maximum Reported Size: 61 mm
References: Friele (1879) M; Bouchet & Warén (1985) s

Fusus hirsutus Jeffreys, 1883b, p. 396, pl. 44, figs. 7-7a
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Triton sta. 9, 1882, 60°05'N, 6°21'W, 608 fms.; Spitzbergen
Maximum Reported Size: 57 mm
References: Jeffreys (1883b) M; Bouchet & Warén (1985) s

Tritonium (Fusus) sabinii f. normalis Middendorff, 1849b, p. 475
[Not available]
Type Locality: Eismeer an den Küsten des Russischen Lapplandes; Insel Kenai
Maximum Reported Size: 65 mm
References: Middendorff (1849b) M
Comments: Infrasubspecific.

Fusus (Siphonorbis) pfaffii Mörch, 1876b, p. 369-371
Type Locality: Umenak and Jacobshavn, [West] Greenland and Spitzberg
Range: 70.67°N to 69.22°N; 55°W to 0°W
Maximum Reported Size: 61 mm
Distribution: Greenland: West Greenland
References: Mörch (1876b) NSEWM; Bouchet & Warén (1985) s

Colus pubescens auct. non Verrill, 1882, 
[Not available]
Range: 70°N to 55°N; 124°W to 80°W
Depth: 95 to 213 m (live 95 to 213 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 81 mm
Distribution: Canada: Nunavut, Hudson Bay
References: Macpherson (1971) DdLlNSEWM; Bouchet & Warén (1985) s
Comments: Misidentification by Macpherson (1971).

Fusus reeveanus Petit, 1851c, p. 365-367, pl. 10, fig. 7
Type Locality: côtes de Terre-Neuve
Maximum Reported Size: 84 mm
Distribution: Canada: Newfoundland
References: Petit (1851c) M; Bouchet & Warén (1985) s

Sipho sinuosus Brögger, 1900, 
References: Bouchet & Warén (1985) s

Fusus ebur var. togatus Mörch in Petit, 1869, p. 275, Not figured
Type Locality: Greenland
Range: 83°N to 60°N; 130°W to 0°W
Depth: 4.5 to 371 m (live 4.5 to 230 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 60 mm
Distribution: Greenland: West Greenland, East Greenland; Canada: Nunavut, Queen Elizabeth Islands, Baffin Island; Eastern Atlantic: Iceland
References: Posselt & Jensen (1899) D; Macpherson (1971) {D}dLlNSEWM; Bouchet & Warén (1985) s
Comments: Also described by Mörch (1869a: 398-399), as Fusus (Siphonorbis) togatus.
Combining Genera:  Sipho

Sipho vallensis Brögger, 1900, 
References: Bouchet & Warén (1985) s

Partial List of References

Friele, H. 1879. Catalog der auf der norwegischen Nordmeer-expedition bei Spitzbergen gefundenen Mollusken Jahrbücher der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft 6 264-286.
Gray, J. E. 1824. Shells A Supplement to the Appendix of Captain Parry's Voyage for the Discovery of a North-west Passage 240-246 John Murray: London.
Jeffreys, J. G. 1883. On the Mollusca procured during the cruise of H.M.S. 'Triton' between the Hebrides and Faroes in 1882 Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1883 389-399, pl. 44.
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.
Mörch, O. A. L. 1876. Description d'espèces nouvelles Journal de Conchyliologie 24 368-374.
Petit de la Saussaye, S. 1851. Description de coquilles nouvelles Journal de Conchyliologie 2 365-368, pl. 10.
Petit de la Saussaye, S. 1869. Catalogue des Mollusques Testaces des Mers d'Europe  [vi] + 315 pp. F. Savy: Paris.

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