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Strophiops fincastlei Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1921

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Synonymy

Strophiops fincastlei Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1921b:148, Plate 44, figs. 5, 6. [Plate 44 was never issued]; Maynard, 1924:6; Gould and Woodruff, 1986:476; Harasewych et al., 2007:510-512, fig. 225.

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Geographic Distribution: New Providence and Adjacent Islands, Bahama Islands.

Type Locality: Vicinity of Ft, Fincastle, West Nassau, New Providence Island, Bahamas

Type Material: Lectotype, MCZ 76015

Remarks

This taxon was never illustrated.  In the original description, Maynard noted that many of the 150 specimens were dead, and later (Maynard, 1924:6) listed S. fincastlei as extinct in 1924, due to burning of vegetation prior to cultivation.  Gould and Woodruff (1986:476) regarded this taxon to be "intermediate" between Cerion glans (Küster, 1844) and C. gubernatorium (Crosse, 1869).

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