Region: Western Atlantic and Caribbean (Extant)
Type: Holotype
Type Repository: MNRJ (Div. Zool.).
Catalogue Number of Type: 11720
Type Size: 36.2x19.5 acc. CMW (1985); 38x20 acc. Martins
Type Locality: Barra do Furado, Municipio de Campos, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; At shore line.