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"Detailing 3 marine molluscan faunal provinces (Carolinian, Caribbean, and Brazilian), this quantity examines the distribution and evolutionary styles of the marine mollusks of the tropical and subtropical areas of the western Atlantic Ocean. It additionally covers the paleobiogeography of the tropical Americas, discussing the ancestral biogeographical areas that gave upward thrust to the hot provincial and subprovincial Read more...

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6 mm. 8 mm. (F) Cinctura hunteria (Perry, 1811), length 48 mm. Province houses a species radiation of the Caloosahatchian-­derived Argopecten irradians complex (Pectinidae), including Argopecten irradians (Cape Cod to northern Georgian Subprovince); Argopecten irradians concentricus (Georgian Subprovince); Argopecten irradians taylorae (Floridian and Suwannean Subprovinces); and Argopecten irradians amplicostatus (Texan and Yucatanean Subprovinces) (the records of Argopecten irradians amplicostatus from northern South America represent a new, undescribed species or subspecies and not the true Carolinian amplicostatus).

One of the most prominent amphiprovincial groups is the Cypraeidae, the cowrie shells. Having extremely long-­lived meroplanktonic sinusigera veligers, the cowries have the ability to ride the currents for months and disperse themselves all across the tropical western Atlantic, from the Georgian Subprovince in the north to the Paulinian Subprovince in the south. 8), covers virtually the entire tropical western Atlantic, ranging from Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and Bermuda south to Santa Catarina, Brazil, and all the Brazilian offshore islands.

Jenniferae, P. erici, and P. protocardinalis being the oldest known members of the genus; Petuch and Drolshagen, 2011) and with Tenorioconus being confined to the 14 Biogeography and biodiversity of western Atlantic mollusks Gatunian Paleoprovince (the members of the T. consobrinus species complex). Purpuriconus was a Floridian Caloosahatchian genus that moved into the northern Caribbean, while Tenorioconus was a resident southern Caribbean Gatunian genus that never dispersed beyond its original range.

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