Laevidentalium eburneum (Linné, 1767)

Scarabino, Victor, 2008, New species and new records of scaphopods from New Caledonia, Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 196, pp. 215-268 : 242-243

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Laevidentalium eburneum (Linné, 1767)
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Laevidentalium eburneum (Linné, 1767)

Laevidentalium eburneum - Scarabino 1995: 291, figs 96, 102a - No material cited from New Caledonia.

Synonyms:

Dentalium subrectum Jeffreys, 1883: 661 . (new synonym).

Dentalium bisinuatum André, 1896: 397 View Cited Treatment , pl. 17, figs 9a-c. (new synonym).

TYPE MATERIAL EXAMINED. — D. subrectum : holotype USNM 176124 View Materials . — D. bisinuatum : holotype MHNG 1155/40 (ex. M3/35).

TYPE LOCALITY. — D. eburneum : India. — D. bisinuatum: Amboyna [= Ambon, Indonesia]. — D. subrectum : Philippines.

NEW MATERIAL EXAMINED. — New Caledonia proper. 165°13’- 165°14.5’E, 6-15 m, 2 dd . — Koumac. EXPÉDITION Touho. EXPÉDITION MONTROUZIER: stn 1250, 20°46.7’S, MONTROUZIER: stn 1313, 20°38.8’S, 164°15.6’E, 33-38 m, 165°13.7’E, 3-6 m, 1 lv, 5 dd; stn 1251, 20°46.0’- 20°46.5’S, 34 lv, 15 dd.

DISTRIBUTION. — Global distribution: Indian Ocean , China Seas , Malaya, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and New Caledonia (first record); live in 3-200 m (Scarabino 1995). Distribution in the New Caledonian region: east coast: Touho; west coast: Koumac; live in 6-33 m.

REMARKS. — Laevidentalium bisinuatum was based on regarding a broken apex as a species character. Study of the type specimen reveals that it is a broken specimen of L. eburneum , justifiyng the proposed synonymy. Concerning Episiphon subrectum , see Episiphon virgula , above.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Scaphopoda

Order

Dentaliida

Family

Laevidentaliidae

Genus

Laevidentalium

Loc

Laevidentalium eburneum (Linné, 1767)

Scarabino, Victor 2008
2008
Loc

Dentalium bisinuatum André, 1896: 397

ANDRE E. 1896: 397
1896
Loc

Dentalium subrectum

JEFFREYS J. G. 1883: 661
1883