66. Southern Caribbean ecoregion


This ecoregion covers the coastlines of Colombia and Venuela and some offshore islands nearby.

Amalda tankervillii (Swainson, 1825)

Venezuela, Colombia

RV 3091. Venezuela, Isla Margarita, Nueva Esparta, 2 km W of Juangriego, beached after storm, March 2008. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Eburna balteata Sowerby, 1823

Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao

RV 2165a. Aruba. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Eburna glabrata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Aruba, Venezuela, Colombia

RV 2166c. Venezuela, Falcón, Paraguana Peninsula, Punta Fijo. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Eburna venezuelana auctt.


RV 1145. Venezuela, Isla La Blanquilla, Sahol; SCUBA, depth 9 m; January 30, 2000. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Americoliva bayeri (Petuch, 2001)

Guajira Peninsula, Colombia

Holotype USNM 894861. Colombia, Guajira Peninsula, Cabo de La Vela, depth 100 m.

A. bollingi goajira (Petuch & Sargent, 1986) Figure coming
Americoliva fulgurator (Röding, 1798)

Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao as well as Los Roques Atoll, Isla la Tortuga (Venezuela)

RV 4733a. Aruba, 1975. Scale bar is 1 cm.

Americoliva oblonga (Marrat, 1867)


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Americoliva reclusa (Marrat, 1871)

Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao

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Americoliva reticularis (Lamarck, 1811)

Aruba, Bonaire

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Cariboliva scripta (Lamarck, 1811)

Venezuela, Colombia

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Dactylidia ankeli (Diaz & Götting, 1990)

Colombia, VenezuelaAruba and Curaçao

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Olivella nivea nivea (Gmelin, 1791)


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Jaspidella carminiae Petuch, 1992

Los Roques, Venezuela. Curaçao?

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Jaspidella jaspidea (Gmelin, 1791)

Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Venezuela

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