Posted: Dec 7 2008

Volvarina abbreviata (C. B. Adams, 1850)

Previously Volvarina lactea (Kiener, 1841)

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Original description:

(of Marginella lactea Kiener, 1841) Kiener L.C. (1834-1841). Spécies général et iconographie des coquilles. Vol. 3. Famille des Columellaires. Genres Mitre (Mitra), Lamarck, pp. 1-120, pl. 1-34 [pp. 1-48 (1838); 39-120 (1839); pl. 1-31 (1838); 32-34 (1839) ]; Volute (Voluta), Linné, pp. 1-70, pl. 1-51 [pp. 1-70 (1839); pl. 1-8, 10-19, 33, 35, 38-39, 45-48, 50 (1838); 9, 20-32, 34, 36-37, 40-44, 49, 51-52 (1839)]; Marginelle (Marginella), Lamarck, pp. 1-44, pl. 1-13 [pp. 1-30 (1834); 31-44 (1841); pl. 1-9 (1834); 10-13 (1841)]. Paris, Rousseau & J.B. Baillière. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/87624
page(s): 42, pl. 13 fig. 3 

(of Marginella abbreviata C. B. Adams, 1850) Adams, C. B. 1850. Description of supposed new species of marine shells which inhabit Jamaica. Contributions to Conchology, 4: 56-68, 109-123., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13796470