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Malacolog Version 4.1.1

A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Conoidea: Drilliinae

Bellaspira pentagonalis (Dall, 1889)

Range: 35°N to 15°N; 91°W to 75°W
Depth: 13 to 366 m
Maximum Reported Size: 10.1  mm


Drillia pentagonalis Dall, 1889
Clathrodrillia pentagonalis (Dall, 1889) 
Bellaspira pentapleura Schwengel, 1940
Fenimorea pentapleura (Schwengel, 1940) 


Drillia pagodula var. pentagonalis Dall, 1889a, p. 90
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Off Cape Hatteras
Range: 35°N to 15°N; 91°W to 75°W
Depth: 13 to 366 m
Maximum Reported Size: 7 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Louisiana
References: Dall (1889a) NEM; Perry et al. (1938) d{W}; García & Lee (2004) W
Combining Genera:  Clathrodrillia

Bellaspira (?) pentapleura Schwengel, 1940b, p. 51-52, pl. 3, figs. 3-3a
Type Locality: Off Palm Beach
Range: 26.7°N ; 80°W
Depth: 82 m
Maximum Reported Size: 10.1 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida
References: Schwengel (1940b) DdNSEWM
Combining Genera:  Fenimorea

Partial List of References

Dall, W. H. 1889. Reports on the results of dredgings, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877-78) and in the Caribbean Sea (1879-80), by the U. S. Coast Survey Steamer 'Blake,' Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 18 1-492, pls. 10-40. [Stated date: 08 Jun 1889.]
Schwengel, J. S. 1940. New Mollusca from Florida Nautilus 54 49-52, pl. 3. [Stated date: -- Oct 1940.]

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