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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Conoidea: Terebridae

Terebra dislocata (Say, 1822)

Range: 38°N to 6°S; 97°W to 37°W
Depth: 0 to 146 m (live 0 to 22 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 64  mm


Strioterebrum dislocata (Say, 1822) 
Acus dislocata (Say, 1822) 
Cerithium dislocatum Say, 1822
Terebra rudis Gray, 1834
Terebra petitii Kiener, 1838
Strioterebrum onslowense Petuch, 1974


Cerithium dislocatum Say, 1822a, p. 235
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Maryland; southern shores; East Florida
Range: 38°N to 6°S; 97°W to 37°W
Depth: 0 to 52 m (live 0 to 0.3 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 64 mm
Distribution: USA: Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Louisiana, Texas; Mexico: Campeche State, Yucatan State, Quintana Roo; Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela: Sucre, Isla Margarita; Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Brazil: Para, Rio Grande do Norte
References: Kurtz (1860); Melvill (1881); Sykes & Hall (1970) l; Keen (1971); Macsotay & Campos (2001)
Combining Genera:  Acus Strioterebrum

Strioterebrum onslowensis Petuch, 1974, p. 205-206, figs. 1-3
Type Locality: Onslow Bay, approximately 20 km SSE of Bogue Inlet, North Carolina, 21.6 m, 34°25'N, 77°00'W
Range: 34.42°N ; 77°W
Depth: 22 m (live 22 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 45 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina
References: Petuch (1974) DdLlNSEW; Bratcher & Cernohorsky (1987) s

Terebra petitii Kiener, 1838a, p. 37-38, pl. 13 fig. 32
Type Locality: l'Océan Atlantique, les côtes de New-York et de Philadelphie
References: Maury (1922) s

Terebra rudis Gray, 1834, p. 60
Type Locality: Not stated
Depth: 110 to 146 m
Maximum Reported Size: 38 mm
Distribution: Gulf of Mexico
References: Gray (1834) M; Maury (1922) s; Parker (1960) Dd

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.]
Kiener, L. C. 1838. Genre Vis. (Terebra, Lam.) Spécies Général et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes 9 42 pp., 14 pls. [True date: pre 9 Oct.]
Petuch, E. J. 1974. Two new Pacific cone shells (Gastropoda: Conidae) and a new Pleurotomella (Gastropoda: Turridae) from the Hatteras abyssal plain Veliger 17 40-43, 3 pls. [Stated date: 01 Jul 1974.]
Say, T. 1822. An account of some of the marine shells of the United States Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2 221-248, 257-276, 302-325. [Stated date: -- Jun 1822; true date: -- Jul 1822.]

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