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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Conoidea: Mangeliinae

Agathotoma candidissima (C. B. Adams, 1845)

Range: 35°N to 20.53°S; 94°W to 29.3°W
Depth: 0 to 103 m (live 10 to 52 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 11  mm


Pleurotoma hexagona Pfeiffer, 1840
Pleurotoma candidissima C. B. Adams, 1845
Pyrgocythara candidissima (C. B. Adams, 1845) 
Lachesis candidissima (C. B. Adams, 1845) 
Mangelia badia Reeve, 1846
Mangelia hornbeckii Reeve, 1846
Mangelia densestriata C. B. Adams, 1850
Pleurotoma millestriata E. A. Smith, 1882
Pyrgocythara coxi Fargo, 1953


Pleurotoma candidissima C. B. Adams, 1845, p. 4, Not figured
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Jamaica
Range: 35°N to 20.53°S; 93.6°W to 29.3°W
Depth: 0 to 103 m (live 10 to 52 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 10 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Louisiana, Flower Garden Banks; Mexico: Campeche State, Yucatan State, Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo; Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Bermuda, Jamaica; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; Brazil: Amapa, Trindade Island
References: Daz et al. (1990) l; Leal (1991b) LSE; Od (1992a) W
Combining Genera:  Lachesis Pyrgocythara

Mangelia badia Reeve, 1846c,  pl. 8, fig. 60
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 18°N to 12°N; 72°W to 67°W
Maximum Reported Size: 7 mm
Distribution: Colombia, Puerto Rico
References: Warmke & Abbott (1961: 139) NE; Jong & Coomans (1988) s; Daz & Puyana (1994) SW

Pyrgocythara coxi Fargo, 1953, p. 384-385, pl. 20, fig. 3-3a
Type Locality: Pliocene of North St. Petersburg, Florida
Range: 27.7°N to 10°N; 92.3°W to 64.7°W
Depth: 0 to 84 m
Maximum Reported Size: 9 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: West Florida; Mexico: Yucatan State, Campeche Bank, Quintana Roo; Costa Rica, Cuba: North Havana Province, North Matanzas; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix
References: Fargo (1953) N; Abbott (1958) D{E}; Usticke (1959) EM; Warmke & Abbott (1961); Rice & Kornicker (1965) DW; Houbrick (1968) dS; Sarasa (1970)

Mangelia densestriata C. B. Adams, 1850c, p. 65, Not figured
Type Locality: Jamaica
Range: 28°N to 18°N; 94°W to 67°W
Depth: 37 m
Maximum Reported Size: 7.1 mm
Distribution: USA: Texas; Mexico: Campeche State, Yucatan State, Alacran Reef; Jamaica, Puerto Rico
References: C. B. Adams (1850c) SM; Warmke & Abbott (1961) E; Od (1992a) DdNW

Pleurotoma hexagonum Pfeiffer, 1840, p. 258, [Faber 2004e, fig 2. 121-122]
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: Cuba [Nordkste, Pfeiffer 1839: 349; Matanzas Bay or Cardenas, based on localities cited by Pfeiffer (1854c)]
Range: 23°N ; 81.2°W to 81.7°W
Maximum Reported Size: 6 mm
Distribution: Cuba: North Matanzas
References: Pfeiffer (1840) NSEW; Faber (2004e) TM; Rosenberg (herein, 11 January 2005) s?
Comments: Non Sowerby, 1834.

Mangelia hornbeckii Reeve, 1846c,  pl. 6, fig. 47
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: St. Thomas, West Indies
Distribution: Virgin Islands: St. Thomas

Pleurotoma (Mangilia) millestriata E. A. Smith, 1882a, p. 217
[Synonymy uncertain]
Type Locality: St. Thomas, West Indies
Range: 18.3°N ; 65°W
Maximum Reported Size: 11 mm
Distribution: Virgin Islands: St. Thomas
References: E. A. Smith (1882a) NSEWM; Jong & Coomans (1988) s

Partial List of References

Adams, C. B. 1845. Specierum novarum conchyliorum, in Jamaica repertorum, synopsis Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 2 1-17. [Stated date: -- Jan 1845.]
Adams, C. B. 1850. Descriptions of supposed new species of marine shells, which inhabit Jamaica Contributions to Conchology 4 56-68. [Stated date: -- Jan 1850.]
Fargo, W. G. 1953. Pliocene Mollusca of Southern Florida. Part II. The Pliocene Turridae of Saint Petersburg, Florida Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 18 365-409, pls. 16-24 [Stated date: 06 Nov 1953.]
Pfeiffer, L. 1840. Uebersicht der im Januar, Februar und Mrz 1839 auf Cuba gesammelten Mollusken Archiv fr Naturgeschichte 6(1) 250-261.
Reeve, L. 1846. Monograph of the genus Mangelia Conchologia Iconica 3 pls. 1-8
Smith, E. A. 1882. Diagnoses of new species of Pleurotomidae in the British Museum Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5)10 206-218.

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