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Strophiops varianivia Maynard, 1913

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Strophiops varianivia Maynard 1913b:186; Harasewych et al., 2007:414-415, fig. 71.

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

Type Locality: About Banyan tree in Eastern Cemetery west along Shirley St. to St. Paul Quarry, [Nassau, New Providence Island, Bahamas]

Type Material: Lectotype, MCZ 76392

The number of specimens was not specified by Maynard, but paralectotypes include MCZ 356675 (21 specimens).


The first usage of this taxon was in the form of a citation, as if it where previously published.  See remarks under Strophia curtissii nivia. Following Article (ICZN, 1999:40) the hyphen is removed from varia-nivia and the taxon becomes varianivia.  Gould and Woodruff (1986:478) regarded this taxon to be a synonym of Cerion gubernatorium (Crosse, 1869).

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