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Strophiops cervina Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1920

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Strophiops cervina Maynard, 1919a:21 (nomen nudum); Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1920d:121, Plate 22, figs. 8, 9; Harasewych et al., 2007:474, fig. 158.

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Geographic Distribution: Exuma Group of Islands, Bahama Islands.

Type Locality: Refuge Key (east of Norman’s Pond Key) [Exuma Cays, Bahamas].

Type Material: Lectotype, MCZ 76047

There are 3,479 paralectotypes, including MCZ 118251, MCZ 357006 (157 specimens), and USNM 419938.


Maynard (1919a:21) first used this binomen as a nomen nudum. Later (1920d:121), he reported this taxon to be exceedingly abundant on on palms, bushes, and small trees. 

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