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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Cancellarioidea: Cancellariidae

Cancellaria reticulata (Linnaeus, 1767)

Range: 35.34°N to 20°S; 97°W to 39°W
Depth: 0 to 73 m (live 3 to 25 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 55  mm


Voluta reticulata Linnaeus, 1767
Buccinella canulata G. Perry, 1811
Cancellaria conradiana auct. non Dall, 1890
Cancellaria alba Webb, 1935
Cancellaria torula Weisbord, 1962


Voluta reticulata Linnaeus, 1767, p. 1190, [Argen. conch. t. 20, f. M]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 35.34°N to 20°S; 97°W to 39°W
Depth: 0 to 73 m (live 3 to 25 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 55 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Louisiana, Texas; Mexico: Campeche State, Yucatan State; Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela: Gulf of Venezuela, Carabobo, Isla Margarita; Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. Croix, Tortola; Antigua, Brazil: Amapa, Para, Maranhao, Piaui, Ceara, Bahia, Espirito Santo
References: Kurtz (1860); Bush (1885b) N; Usticke (1959) M; Rios (1975) {D}; Cosel (1986) L; Odé (1986b) D{l}; Mikkelsen et al. (1995) l; Macsotay & Campos (2001)

Cancellaria alba Webb, 1935, 
[Not available]
References: Petit & Harasewych (1990) s
Comments: Nude name.

Buccinella canulata G. Perry, 1811a,  pl. 27, fig. 1
Type Locality: Not stated
References: Deshayes (1843) s; Petit & Harasewych (1990) s

Cancellaria conradiana auct. non Dall, 1890, 
[Not available]
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida
Comments: Misidentification by Humfrey (1975).

Cancellaria torula Weisbord, 1962, p. 398-400, pl. 40, figs. 9-11
Type Locality: Lower Mare formation at W-13, on hillside above west bank of Quebrada Mare Abajo, Venezuela
Maximum Reported Size: 39 mm
References: J. & W. Gibson-Smith (1979) sM

Partial List of References

Linnaeus, C. 1767. Systema Naturae Systema Naturae, 12th ed., vol. 1(2) 533-1327 + [37]. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae [Stockholm, Sweden].
Perry, G. 1811. Conchology  iv + 5 pp., 61 pls. William Miller: London.
Weisbord, N. E. 1962. Late Cenozoic gastropods from northern Venezuela Bulletins of American Paleontology 42(193) 672 pp., 48 pls. [Stated date: 05 Mar 1962.]

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