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Cerion hughesi Clench, 1952

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Cerion hughesi Clench, 1952:107, pl. 15, figs. 1-3.

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Geographic Distribution: Eleuthera Island, Bahama Islands.

Type Locality: Sandy Point, Savannah Sound, Eleuthera Island, Bahamas. [25° 5.42' N, 76° 7.489' W]

Type Material: Holotype, MCZ 116026

Paratypes in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, the United States National Museum and the Museo Poey, University of Havana.


C. hughesi appears to be fairly close to C. eleu­therae P. and V. This new Cerion differs, however, in being some­what smaller, having a well developed marbled coloration and not having the lip reflected backwards more than the width of the lip itself.  (Clench, 1952:107).

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