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Cerion mossi Clench, 1952

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Cerion (Strophiops) paucicostatum Clench, 1934:209, pl. 2, fig. E.

Cerion mossi Clench, 1952:108.

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Geographic Distribution: Eleuthera Island, Bahama Islands.

Type Locality: Miller's Hill, Eleuthera, [Bahamas]


new name for Cerion paucicostatum Clench, 1934, non Cerion paucicostatum Pilsbry, 1929.

Boyko & Rosenberg (1999:46-47) discuss the attribution of Cerion paucicostatum  to Pilsbry rather than de la Torre, as had been cited (eg. Clench, 1952:108, 1957:157), and provide data on type specimens and the type locality.

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