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Strophiops variapurpurea Maynard, 1913

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Strophiops variapurpurea Maynard, 1913c:188; Gould & Woodruff, 1986:478; Harasewych et al., 2007:415-416, fig. 74.

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

Type Locality: Termination of Bay Street east to the Creek Settlement, Nassau, New Providence Island, Bahamas.

Type Material: Lectotype, MCZ 76286

There are 58 paralectotypes, including MCZ 356676 (14 specimens).


Following Article (ICZN, 1999:40) the hyphen is removed from varia-purpurea and the taxon becomes variapurpurea.  Gould and Woodruff (1986:478) regarded this taxon to be a synonym of Cerion gubernatorium (Crosse, 1869).

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