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Malacolog Version 4.1.1

A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Buccinidae

Colus terraenovae Bouchet & Warén, 1985

Range: 47°N to 41.3°N; 70°W to 48.28°W
Depth: 40 to 1417 m
Maximum Reported Size: 58  mm


Fusus ventricosus Gray, 1839
Tritonium ventricosus (Gray, 1839) 
Fusus abbreviatus Gould, 1841
Colus terraenovae Bouchet & Warén, 1985


Colus terraenovae Bouchet & Warén, 1985, p. 233, fig. 413, 462, 658-660
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Newfoundland Banks
Range: 47°N to 45°N; 55°W to 50°W
Depth: 40 to 150 m
Maximum Reported Size: 58 mm
Distribution: Canada: Newfoundland
References: Bouchet & Warén (1985) DdNSEWM
Comments: New name for Fusus ventricosus Gray, 1839 non Anton, 1838.

Fusus islandicus var. abbreviatus Gould, 1841, p. 285
[Not available]
Type Locality: Bank fishing grounds
Comments: Name introduced in synonymy of Fusus ventricosus.

Fusus ventricosus Gray, 1839, p. 117
[Objective synonym of valid name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 45.5°N to 41.3°N; 70°W to 48.28°W
Depth: 1417 m
Maximum Reported Size: 50 mm
Distribution: Canada: Newfoundland; USA: Massachusetts, Georges Bank
References: Gray (1839) M; Stimpson (1851c) SW; Clarke (1974) DdNE; Bouchet & Warén (1985) s
Comments: Non Anton, 1838, replaced by Colus terronavae.
Combining Genera:  Tritonium

Partial List of References

Bouchet, P. and A. Warén. 1985. Revision of the northeast Atlantic bathyal and abyssal Neogastropoda excluding the Turridae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) Bollettino Malacologico, Supplemento 1 121-296. [Stated date: -- Nov 1985.]
Gould, A. A. 1841. Report on the Invertebrata of Massachusetts  xiii + 373 pp. Commissioners on the Zoological and Botanical Survey of the State: Cambridge, Massachusetts. [True date: pre Oct.]
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.]

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