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Cerion microdon Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1896

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Cerion microdon Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1896: 328, pl. 11, fig. 5.

Cerion (Multostrophia) microdon Clench, 1961: 254-255.

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Geographic Distribution: Isle of Pines, Cuba.

Type Locality: Cuba

Type Material: Lectotype, ANSP 25242

ANSP 25242.   Baker (1963:206) designated the lectotype based on measurements and labeled it as ANSP 25242a.  Now ANSP 25242.


Clench (1961:254-255) noted that this Cuban species had become established on Cotton Cay, on the Cay Sal Bank, but is now probably extinct there, known only from dead specimens.

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