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Strophiops minima Maynard, 1924

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Strophiops minima Maynard, 1924c:4; Harasewych et al., 2007:520, fig. 243.

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

Type Locality: James Corner, East Nassau, New Providence Island, Bahamas

Type Material: Lecctotype, MCZ 76022

There are 3 paralectotypes, including MCZ 357016 (2 specimens).


From crab hole, with S. concina and S. pygmea.  Gould and Woodruff (1986:482) considered this taxon to be a synonym of  Cerion gubernatorium, but questioned if it were truly "fossil" or just long dead.

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