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Cerion (Strophiops) barbouri Clench, 1933

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Cerion (Strophiops) barbouri Clench, 1933: 95, pl. 1, fig. 5; Clench, 1934:207, pl. 2, fig. G; Johnson, 2003:5.

Cerion barbouri Clench, 1937:66.

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Geographic Distribution: Mayaguana Island, Bahama Islands.

Type Locality: South coast Miraguana Island, Bahamas

Type Material: Holotype, MCZ 101159


Remarks: Clench(1934:207) notes that this species was described based on dead material. He supplements the description based on a susbsequent collection at Dean's Bay, Mariguana Island (February, 1934) "in an area, ..., some distance" from where the type material was collected. He notes that the shells "are a flat white and colored only a pale flesh to brownish within the aperture. They vary from 33 to 40 mm in total length."

Clench (1933) considered this to belong to the "group of Cerion regina P. & V."

Clench (1937:66) provided additional records.

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