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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Trochoidea: Tegulinae

Cittarium pica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Range: 26.5°N to 9.4°N; 88°W to 59.6°W
Depth: 0 to 7 m (live 0 to 7 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 136  mm


Turbo pica Linnaeus, 1758
Meleagris pica (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Livona pica (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Trochus picoides Gould, 1853
Livona picoides (Gould, 1853) 


Turbo pica Linnaeus, 1758, p. 763, [Gualtieri (1742), pl. 68, fig. B; by lectotype designation of Clench & Abbott (1943b)]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: in M[are] Sardinico
Range: 26.5°N to 9.4°N; 88°W to 59.6°W
Depth: 0 to 7 m (live 0 to 7 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 136 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys, Dry Tortugas; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Belize, Honduras: Utila Island, Roatan Island, Swan Island; Colombia: Old Providence Island; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela: Sucre, Islas Los Roques, Isla Margarita, Los Testigos; Bahamas: Grand Bahama Island, Abaco (Great or Little), Bimini, New Providence, Eleuthera, Cat Island, San Salvador (Watling Is.), Inagua (Great or Little); Cuba: Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, North Camaguey, Holguin, Guantanamo; Cayman Islands: Grand Cayman Island, Little Cayman, Cayman Brac; Jamaica, Navassa Island, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Tortola; St. Kitts/St. Christopher, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Dominica; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: The Grenadines, Mustique, Grenada; Barbados; Trinidad & Tobago: Trinidad, Tobago
References: Dautzenberg (1900); Haas (1941) W; Clench & Abbott (1943b); Olsson & McGinty (1958) S; J. B. Lewis (1960) E; Voss & Voss (1960) l; Turgeon et al. (1998); Macsotay & Campos (2001) DL; Robertson (2003); Vegas Torres (2004); Hewitt (2005a); Faber (2006b); ANSP N
Comments: Reintroduced to Bermuda. Robertson (2003) considered Clench & Abbott's (1943b) designation of a 'type figure' to have no standing under ICZN rules, but this is not the case. ICZN Article 74.4 states that designation of an illustration is to be treated as designation of the specimen illustrated and although Clench & Abbott did not use the term lectotype, they unambiguously selected a particular syntype as the name-bearing type (Article 74.5).
Combining Genera:  Livona Meleagris

Trochus picoides Gould, 1853, 
Type Locality: Santa Barbara [error]
References: Clench & Abbott (1943b) s
Combining Genera:  Livona

Partial List of References

Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae Systema Naturae, 10th ed., vol. 1 824 pp. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae [Stockholm, Sweden].

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