|CANCELLARIA Lamarck, 1799 >
Cancellaria Lamarck, 1799: 71. Type species (monotypy): Voluta reticulata Linne, 1758, Recent, North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico. Cancellarius Montfort, 1810: 562. Type species (o.d.): Voluta reticulata Linnaeus, 1767 (A junior objective sysnonym of Cancellaria); Petit & Harasewych, 1990: 5 Exechoptychia Cossmann, 1903b: 189. Type species (o.d.): Cancellaria conradiana Dall, 1890; Pliocene, Florida and the Carolinas, USA. (A subjective synonym of Cancellaria (Petit & Harasewych, 1990)); Petit & Harasewych, 1990: 5 Plicaria Fabricius, 1823: 74. Fabricius' work has been placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Works in Zoological Nomenclature by ICZN Opinion 521. Prior placement of this work on the Official Index, Plicaria was traditionally included in the synonymy of Cancellaria. Eames (1952: 116) designated "P. reticulata (L.) [= Cancellaria reticulata (Linnaeus))" as type.( Petit & Harasewych, 1990); Petit & Harasewych, 1990: 7.
Millard, V. 1997. Classification of the Mollusca.
Petit, R.E. & Harasewych, M.G. 1990. Cat. Superfamily Cancellarioidea F.&B.
Cancellaria (C.) albida Hinds, 1843 - Pacific Panama, 24mm - found subtidally. The species ranges from southern Mexico south to Guayaquil, Ecuador. The shell is shiny white, heavily cancellate forming a prominent bead sculpture on the body whorl. It usually has a few bands.
Keen, A.M., 1971. Sea Shells of Tropical West American. p.647. fig. 1448.
Cancellaria (Pyruclia) bulbulus Sowerby, 1832 - Ecuador, 39mm - southern-most range for the species. Found as far north as Nicaragua. Trawled in 30-40 meters of water.
Keen, A.M., 1971. Sea Shells of Tropical West American. p.654. fig. 1473.