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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Volutoidea: Turbinellidae

Turbinella wheeleri Petuch, 1994

Range: 22°N to 16.5°N; 87°W to 86.5°W
Maximum Reported Size: 195  mm


Turbinella scolymoides Dall, 1890
Turbinella wheeleri Petuch, 1994


Turbinella wheeleri Petuch, 1994, p. 332, pl. 74, fig. e-f
[Basis of the current name]
Type Locality: Fort Thompson fauna, from Lox Road pit, Lox Road, along Hillsboro Canal, west of US 441, Broward County, Florida

Turbinella scolymoides Dall, 1890c, p. 98-99, pl. 3, figs. 2, 5
Type Locality: Pliocene of the Caloosahatchie beds, Florida
Range: 22°N to 16.5°N; 87°W to 86.5°W
Maximum Reported Size: 195 mm
Distribution: Mexico: Quintana Roo; Honduras
References: Petuch (1980a) SE; Vokes & Vokes (1983) NW
Comments: Described as a fossil.

Partial List of References

Dall, W. H. 1890. Contributions to the Tertiary fauna of Florida, with especial reference to the Miocene silex-beds of Tampa and the Pliocene beds of the Caloosahatchie River. Part I. Pulmonate, opisthobranchiate and orthodont gastropods Transactions of the Wagner Free Institute of Science of Philadelphia 3 1-200, pls. 1-12. [Stated date: -- Aug 1890.]
Petuch, E. J. 1994. Atlas of Florida Fossil Shells  xii + 394 pp., 100 pls. Chicago Spectrum Press: Evanston, Illinois. [Stated date: -- --- 1994; true date: pre Nov.]

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