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Strophiops obliterata Maynard, 1913

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Strophiops obliterata Maynard, 1913c:197; Harasewych et al., 2007:428-429, fig. 95.

Strophiops sula Maynard & Clapp, 1915:180 bis (replacement name).

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

Type Locality: Booby Rock [16 miles NE of New Providence Island, Bahamas]

Type Material: Lectotype, MCZ 76334

There are 811 paralectotypes, including MCZ 76335 (170 specimens) and USNM 420096 (125 specimens).


This taxon was never illustrated as S. obliterata Maynard 1913.  Maynard (1921b:142; 1924a:pl. 38, figs. 7, 8) subsequently published additional notes and illustrations of of this taxon under its replacement name of S. sula.  Gould and Woodruff (1986:474) synonymized this taxon with Cerion glans (Küster, 1844).

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