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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Volutoidea: Turbinellidae

Turbinella laevigata Anton, 1838

Range: 6.4°N to 21°S; 55°W to 34.9°W
Depth: 2 to 60 m (live 49 to 49 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 200  mm


Turbinella laevigata Anton, 1838
Xancus laevigata (Anton, 1838) 
Turbinella ovoidea Kiener, 1840
Xancus ovoidea (Kiener, 1840) 
Turbinella rianae Delsaerdt, 1987


Turbinella (Turbinella) laevigata Anton, 1838, p. 71
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 6.4°N to 21°S; 55°W to 34.9°W
Depth: 2 to 60 m (live 49 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 200 mm
Distribution: Surinam, Brazil: Amapa, Maranhao, Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia, Abrolhos Islands, Espirito Santo
References: Bayer (1971) l; Altena (1975) dNW; Mello & Perrier (1986) dE
Combining Genera:  Xancus

Turbinella ovoïdea Kiener, 1840c, p. [Kiener 1941d, pp. 7-8], pl. 17, fig. 1
Type Locality: l'océan Atlantique austral, les côtes de Bahia
Maximum Reported Size: 108 mm
Distribution: Brazil: Bahia
References: Kiener (1841d) M; Abbott (1950b) s
Combining Genera:  Xancus

Turbinella laevigata rianae Delsaerdt, 1987
Type Locality: "off the coast of Guyana-Surinam"
Range: 6°N to 8°N; 54°W to 60°W
Maximum Reported Size: 151 mm
References: Delsaerdt (1987) NSEWM

Partial List of References

Anton, H. E. 1838. Verzeichniss der Conchylien  xvi + 110 pp. [Stated date: 09 Oct 1838.]
Delsaerdt, A. 1987. A new subspecies of Turbinella laevigata Gloria Maris 26 1-7. [Stated date: -- Feb 1987.]
Kiener, L. C. 1840. Genre Turbinelle. (Turbinella, Lam.) Spécies Général et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes 6 21 pls.

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