Polyschides portoricensis (Henderson, 1920)

Caetano, Carlos Henrique Soares, Scarabino, Victor & Absalão, Ricardo Silva, 2006, Scaphopoda (Mollusca) from the Brazilian continental shelf and upper slope (13 º to 21 ºS) with descriptions of two new species of the genus Cadulus Philippi, 1844, Zootaxa 1267, pp. 1-47 : 31-32

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.173183

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6258437

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CC6E8784-FFE4-FFA7-FF54-FB00FC7AD601

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scientific name

Polyschides portoricensis (Henderson, 1920)
status

 

Polyschides portoricensis (Henderson, 1920)  

Figs. 62–63 View FIGURES 57 – 73

+ Cadulus (Platyschides) portoricensis Henderson 1920: 115   , pl. 18, fig. 6; Warmke and Abbott 1961: 221; Scarabino 1985: 202, pl. 73, fig. 1035.

Cadulus (Polyschides) quadridentatus   (non Dall 1889): Penna­Neme 1974: 115. + Polyschides portoricensis: Díaz and Puyana 1994: 258   , pl. 71, fig. 1049; Scarabino 1994: 310, pl. 107, fig. 1523; Steiner and Kabat, 2001: 448; 2004: 632; Caetano and Absalão 2005: figs. 9–13.

Type material

Holotype USNM 314712.

Type locality

Mayaguez Harbor, Porto Rico, USBF sta 6062, 47 m (by original designation).

Diagnosis

Shell small (to 8 mm), translucid, gently curved, notorious swelling atanterior third of shell. Apex circular, with four lobes. Denticle­like present in the inner side of apical ventral lobe. Oral aperture oblique, section circular.

Material examined

Holotype of Polyschides portoricensis   ; IBUFRJ 10576, sta C 76, 3 dd; IBUFRJ 14189, sta VV 16, 1 dd.

Distribution

Caribbean Sea: Porto Rico (Henderson 1920; Warmke & Abbott 1961); Colombia (Díaz & Puyana 1994); Brazil: off Amapá (Scarabino 1985, 1994), Bahia and Rio de Janeiro (Caetano & Absalão 2005). Empty shells 40 to 86 m.

Remarks

Steiner and Kabat (2004) treated this taxon under the same combination presented here with the statement/label of "new combination" but this generic allocation was previously used by Díaz and Puyana (1994) and Scarabino (1994).

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Scaphopoda

Order

Gadilida

Family

Gadilidae

Genus

Polyschides

Loc

Polyschides portoricensis (Henderson, 1920)

Caetano, Carlos Henrique Soares, Scarabino, Victor & Absalão, Ricardo Silva 2006
2006
Loc

Polyschides portoricensis: Díaz and Puyana 1994: 258

Diaz and Puyana 1994: 258
1994
Loc

Cadulus (Platyschides) portoricensis

Henderson 1920: 115
1920