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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: : Tritonioidea: Tritoniidae

Tritonia challengeriana Bergh, 1884

Range: 51.7°S to 73.93°S; 74.68°W to 21.51°W
Depth: 16 to 465 m (live 16 to 465 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 120  mm


Marionia cucullata auct. non Gould, 1852
Tritonia challengeriana Bergh, 1884
Duvaucelia challengeriana auct. non Bergh, 1884
Tritonia antarctica Pfeffer, 1886
Duvaucelia poirieri auct. non Mabille & Rochebrune, 1889
Necromantes appendiculata (Eliot, 1905) 
Duvaucelia appendiculata (Eliot, 1905) 
Tritonia appendiculata Eliot, 1905


Tritonia challengeriana Bergh, 1884,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 52°S to 53.92°S; 74.68°W to 37.57°W
Depth: 100 m (live 100 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 120 mm
Distribution: Falkland Islands, Straits of Magellan, Chile; Subantarctic: South Georgia; Eastern Atlantic: Bouvet Island
References: Bergh (1884) W; Eliot (1907a) {SE}; Forcelli (2000) aM; Zelaya (2005a) LlSE

Tritonia antarctica Pfeffer in Martens & Pfeffer, 1886, p. 112, pl. 3, fig. 6a-b
Type Locality: Süd-Georgien [South Georgia]
Range: 60.72°S to 73.93°S; 58.82°W to 21.51°W
Depth: 50 to 465 m (live 50 to 465 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 65 mm
Distribution: Subantarctic: South Georgia; Antarctica: Antarctic Peninsula, Weddell Sea
References: Wägele (1995) DdLlNSEWM; Schrödl (1999) s

Tritonia appendiculata Eliot, 1905, p. 526-528, figs. 6-10
Type Locality: Scotia Bay, South Orkneys, 9 fms., sta. 325 [60°43'42"S, 44°38'33'W]
Range: 60.73°S to 60.73°S; 44.64°W to 44.63°W
Depth: 16 m (live 16 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 51.5 mm
Distribution: Subantarctic: South Orkney Islands
References: Melvill & Standen (1912) DdLlM; Smaldon et al. (1976) NSEW; Wägele (1995) s (of T. antarctica)
Combining Genera:  Duvaucelia Necromantes

Duvaucelia challengeriana auct. non Bergh, 1884, 
[Not available]
Range: 51.7°S to 51.7°S; 57.85°W
Distribution: Falkland Islands
References: Eliot (1907b) NSEW; Wägele (1995) s (of T. antartica)
Comments: Misidentification by Eliot (1907b); Odhner (1926).

Marionia cucullata auct. non Gould, 1852, 
[Not available]
References: Wägele (1995) s (of T. antarctica)
Comments: Misidentification by Vicente & Arnaud (1974).

Duvaucelia poirieri auct. non Mabille & Rochebrune, 1889, 
[Not available]
References: Er. Marcus (1959) s
Comments: Misidentification by Odhner (1926: 38, figs. 24a, 26).

Partial List of References

Eliot, C. [N. E.] 1905. The Nudibranchiata of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 41 519-532. [Stated date: 09 Jun 1905.]
Martens, E. von and G. Pfeffer. 1886. Die Mollusken von Süd-Georgien nach der Ausbeute der Deutschen Station 1882-83 Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 3 63-135, 4 pls.

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