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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea: Nassariidae

Buccinanops monilifer (Kiener, 1834)

Range: 35°N to 42°S; 64°W to 44°W
Depth: 0 to 50 m (live 5 to 15 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 40  mm


Buccinanops cochlidium auct. non Dillwyn, 1817
Dorsanum monilifer (Kiener, 1834) 
Buccinum moniliferum Kiener, 1834
Bullia armata Gray, 1839
Dorsanum armatus (Gray, 1839) 


Buccinum moniliferum Kiener, 1834b, p. 11-12, pl. 3, fig. 8
[Basis of the current name]
Attributed to: Valenciennes MS
Type Locality: Côtes de Terre-Neuve
Range: 23°S to 42°S; 64°W to 44°W
Depth: 0 to 50 m (live 5 to 15 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 40 mm
Distribution: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Parana, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul; Argentina: Buenos Aires, Rio Negro
References: Kiener (1834b) M; Penchaszadeh (1971) Ll
Combining Genera:  Dorsanum

Bullia armata Gray, 1839, p. 126
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 35°N ; 55°W
Distribution: Uruguay
References: Corsi (1900) NSEW; Castellanos (1970a) s
Combining Genera:  Dorsanum

Buccinanops cochlidium auct. non Dillwyn, 1817, 
[Not available]
References: Castellanos (1970a) s
Comments: Misidentification by Gray (1854).

Partial List of References

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.]
Kiener, L. C. 1834. Genre Buccin. Buccinum de Linné Spécies Général et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes 9 1-108, pls. 1-29

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