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Malacolog Version 4.1.1

A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Peristerniinae

Polygona angulata (Röding, 1798)

Range: 26.7°N to 13°S; 92°W to 32.5°W
Depth: 0 to 72 m (live 0.3 to 2 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 76.5  mm


Latirus angulata (Röding, 1798) 
Fusus angulatus Röding, 1798
Turbinella spadicea Reeve, 1847
Latirus cymatius Schwengel, 1940


Fusus angulatus Röding, 1798, p. 118, [Chemnitz 1780, pl. 141, fig. 1314]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 25°N to 13°S; 92°W to 32.5°W
Depth: 0 to 72 m (live 0.3 to 2 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 76.5 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys; Mexico: Campeche State, Cayo Arcas, Campeche, Yucatan State, Quintana Roo; Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela: Gulf of Venezuela, Falcon, Carabobo, Sucre, Isla Margarita; Brazil: Maranhao, Piaui, Ceara, Atol das Rocas, Fernando de Noronha, Alagoas, Bahia
References: Bullock (1974) M; Princz (1978b); Vokes & Vokes (1983, original station data) W; Leal (1991b) dLE; Macsotay & Campos (2001); Vermeij & Snyder (2006) c
Combining Genera:  Latirus

Latirus cymatius Schwengel, 1940a, p. 110, pl. 12, figs. 6-7
Type Locality: Off Palm Beach
Range: 26.7°N ; 80°W
Depth: 22 m
Maximum Reported Size: 25.5 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida
References: Schwengel (1940a) DdNSEWM
Comments: As cymatias in the text, cymatius in the plate caption.

Turbinella spadicea Reeve, 1847b,  pl. 9, fig. 44
Type Locality: Unknown
References: Bullock (1974) s

Partial List of References

Reeve, L. 1847. Monograph of the genus Turbinella Conchologia Iconica 4 pls. 1-13
Röding, P. F. 1798. Museum Boltenianum  viii + 199 pp. Hamburg. [Stated date: -- Sep 1798.]
Schwengel, J. S. 1940. Two new Floridan marine shells Nautilus 53 109-110, pl. 12. [Stated date: -- Apr 1940.]

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