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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Conoidea: Terebridae

Terebra alba Gray, 1834

Range: 26°N to 14.5°N; 97°W to 61°W
Depth: 6 to 52 m (live 6 to 6 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 20  mm


Terebra alba Gray, 1834
Terebra delicatula Kaicher, 1981


Terebra alba Gray, 1834, p. 60
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Not stated
Range: 26°N ; 97°W to 78°W
Depth: 6 to 52 m (live 6 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 20 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida; USA: Texas; Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little), New Providence
References: Bratcher & Cernohorsky (1987) NSWT; Redfern (2001) dLlE; Faber (2007a)

Terebra delicatula Kaicher, 1981b,  card 2752
Attributed to: Preston MS
Type Locality: Martinique
Range: 14.5°N ; 61°W
Maximum Reported Size: 10 mm
Distribution: Martinique
References: Kaicher (1981b) NSEWM; Rosenberg & Petit (2003) sT
Comments: Kaicher (1981) attributed T. delicatula to Preston, but it was not published by him; the name is not listed by Adam (1971) or Bratcher & Cernohorsky (1987).

Partial List of References

Gray, J. E. 1834. Shells of the genus Terebra Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 2 59-63. [True date: -- Nov 1834.]
Kaicher, S. D. 1981. Card Catalogue of World-wide Shells. Pack #27 - Terebridae Part II  cards [i-ii], 2710-2815. S. D. Kaicher: St. Petersburg, Florida.

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