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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Buccinidae

Gemophos auritulus (Link, 1807)

Range: 32.3°N to 28°S; 94°W to 34.9°W
Depth: 0 to 29 m (live 0.3 to 29 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 35  mm


Nassaria auritula Link, 1807
Pisania auritulus (Link, 1807) 
Tritonidea auritulus (Link, 1807) 
Pollia auritulus (Link, 1807) 
Cantharus auritulus (Link, 1807) 
Buccinum coromandelianum Lamarck, 1822
Cantharus coromandelianus (Lamarck, 1822) 
Tritonidea ringens auct. non Reeve, 1846
Triton caribaeus d'Orbigny, 1847


Nassaria auritula Link, 1807b, p. 124, [Chemnitz, 1780, pl. 123, fig. 1148-1149]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 32.3°N to 28°S; 94°W to 34.9°W
Depth: 0 to 29 m (live 0.3 to 29 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 35 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida; USA: Flower Garden Banks, Texas; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Honduras: Swan Island; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela: Gulf of Venezuela, Zulia, Falcon, Carabobo, Sucre, Islas Los Roques, Isla Margarita; Bermuda, Bahamas: Grand Bahama Island; Cuba: North Havana Province, North Matanzas; Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Grenada; Brazil: Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Parana, Santa Catarina
References: Princz (1978b); Mello & Perrier (1986) E; Odé (1983b) DLWM; Fernández Milera (1998); Macsotay & Campos (2001); Vermeij (2006) c
Combining Genera:  Cantharus Pisania Pollia Tritonidea

Tritonidea auricula sic, 
[Not available]
Distribution: Cuba: North Matanzas
Comments: Misspelling by Arango (1880).

Triton caribaeum d'Orbigny, 1847b, p. 162, pl. 23, fig. 21
Type Locality: Cuba and Pernambuco
Range: 20°N to 8°S; 74°W to 35°W
Maximum Reported Size: 27 mm
Distribution: Cuba, Brazil: Pernambuco

Buccinum coromandelianum Lamarck, 1822b, p. 271, [Chemnitz, 1780, pl. 123, fig. 1148-1149]
Type Locality: Côte de Coromandel, près de Tranquebar [in error]
Range: 24.6°N to 11.3°N; 81.8°W to 74°W
Depth: 0 m
Maximum Reported Size: 27 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys; Colombia, Jamaica
References: Lamarck (1822b) M; Melvill (1881) NW; Dautzenberg (1900) DdSE; Abbott (1958) s
Combining Genera:  Cantharus

Tritonidea ringens auct. non Reeve, 1846, 
[Not available; synonymy uncertain]
Range: 25°N ; 81°W
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys
References: Calkins (1878) NSEW
Comments: Misidentification by Calkins (1878); C. ringens is Eastern Pacific.

Partial List of References

d'Orbigny, A. 1847. Mollusques Histoire Physique, Politique et Naturelle de l'île de Cuba 2 129-224, pls. 22-25?. [Stated date: -- --- 1853; true date: pre May?]
Lamarck, [J. B.] 1822. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres Histoire Naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres 7 [iii] + 711 pp. Author: Paris. [Stated date: -- Aug 1822.]
Link, H. F. 1807. Beschreibung der Naturalien-Sammlung der Universitat zu Rostock 3  pp. [i-ii] + 101-165. Rostock. [Stated date: 17 May 1807.]

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