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Strophiops salinaria Maynard, 1913

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Strophiops salinaria Maynard, 1913b:184; Maynard,1921b:144; Maynard, 1925:pl. 40, figs. 1, 2; Gould & Woodruff, 1986:475; Harasewych et al., 2007:411-412, fig. 65.

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

Type Locality: Salt Key, New Providence Island, Bahamas

Living all over Salt Key, New Providence Island, Bahamas, and thousands dead in the sand-cliff at the east end.

Type Material: Lectotype, MCZ 76089

There are 499 paralectotypes, including MCZ 76090 and USNM 420055 (15 specimens).


Maynard (1921b:144; 1925:pl. 40, figs. 1, 2) published larger dimensions 1.45 by .45 [inches; 36.8 by 11.4 mm]) and illustrations of this taxon.  Gould and Woodruff (1986:475) regarded this taxon to be a synonym of Cerion glans (Küster, 1844). 

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