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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Onchidoridoidea: Goniodorididae

Ancula gibbosa (Risso, 1818)

Range: 68°N to 42°N; 70°W to 0°W
Depth: 0 to 110 m (live 0 to 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 32  mm


Tritonia gibbosa Risso, 1818
Polycera cristata Alder, 1841
Miranda cristata (Alder, 1841) 
Ancula sulphurea Stimpson, 1853
Ancula pacifica MacFarland, 1905


Tritonia gibbosa Risso, 1818,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 68°N to 42°N; 68°W to 0°W
Depth: 110 m
Distribution: Greenland: West Greenland
References: Platts (1985) E; Thompson (1988) ds

Polycera cristata Alder, 1841, p. 340-341, pl. 9, figs. 10-11
Type Locality: Pools among rocks near low-water mark at Cullercoates, Northumberland [England]
Range: 60°N ; 45°W
Maximum Reported Size: 10 mm
Distribution: Greenland
References: Lemche (1941a) NSEWM; Thompson & Brown (1984) s
Combining Genera:  Miranda

Ancula pacifica MacFarland, 1905, 
References: Thompson & Brown (1984) s

Ancula sulphurea Stimpson, 1853, 
Range: 44.8°N to 42.3°N; 70°W to 66.8°W
Depth: 0 m (live 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 32 mm
Distribution: Canada: New Brunswick; USA: Massachusetts
References: Gould (1870) DdLlNSEWM; Thompson & Brown (1984) s

Partial List of References

Alder, J. 1841. Observations on the genus Polycera of Cuvier, with descriptions of two new British species Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6 337-342. [Stated date: -- Jan 1841.]

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