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Strophiops ajax Maynard, 1924

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Strophiops ajax Maynard, 1924c:5 [Replacement name for Strophiops gigantea Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1921]; Harasewych et al., 2007:521, fig. 246.

Cerion ajax Gould & Woodruff 1986:480.

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

Type Locality: In wall on Village Road, near Sherley Street, Nassau, New Prividence Island, Bahamas [as Strophiops gigantea]

Type Material: Holotype, MCZ 76244


Strophiops gigantea Maynard & Clapp in Maynard, 1921 is a homonym of Strophia grayi gigantea Maynard, 1894. Strophiops ajax Maynard, 1924 was proposed as a replacement name.  Gould and Woodruff (1986:480) attributed this fossil taxon to C. agassizi Dall, 1894.

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