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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Pyramidelloidea: Pyramidellinae

Pyramidella dolabrata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Range: 27°N to 16°S; 87°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 57 m (live 0 to 7 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 36  mm


Trochus dolabratus Linnaeus, 1758
Obeliscus terebellum Müller, 1774
Sayella micalii Peñas & Rolán, 1997


Trochus dolabratus Linnaeus, 1758, p. 760, [Argen. t. 14, f. L]
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Unknown
Range: 27°N to 16°S; 87°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 57 m (live 0 to 7 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 36 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Honduras: Swan Island; Colombia: Offshore islands; Colombia, Venezuela: Sucre, Isla Margarita; Cuba: North Havana Province, North Matanzas; Jamaica, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Croix; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Grenada; Brazil: Amapa, Maranhao, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Bahia; Eastern Atlantic: St. Helena
References: E. A. Smith (1890b) S; Abbott (1958) l; Nicklès (1950) E; Sterrer (1986) N; Fernández Milera (1998)
Comments: 27°N in east Florida (Mikkelsen et al. 1995).

Obeliscus dolobratus sic, 
[Not available]
Comments: Misspelling of dolabratus by Poulsen (1878: 7).

Sayella micalii Peñas & Rolán, 1997, p. 36-38, figs. 1-5
Type Locality: Bahía de Santo Antonio, isla de Príncipe, Archipiélago de Sa~o Tomé y Príncipe
References: Peñas & Rolán (2000) s

Obeliscus terebellum Müller, 1774, 
Range: 24.6°N ; 81.8°W
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys
References: Melvill (1881) NSEW

Partial List of References

Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae Systema Naturae, 10th ed., vol. 1 824 pp. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae [Stockholm, Sweden].
Penas, A. and E. Rolán. 1997. La familia Pyramidellidae Gray, 1840 (Mollusca, Gastropoda) en Africa occidental. 1 El género Sayella Dall, 1885 Iberus 15 35-40. [Stated date: -- Jun 1997.]

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