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Cerion paucicostatum Pilsbry, 1929

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Cerion paucicostatum Pilsbry, 1929:pl. 4, figs. 8, 9; Clench, 1952:108; Clench, 1957:157; Boyko & Rosenberg, 1999:46, figs. 8-9.

Cerion paucicostatatum Clench & Aguayo, 1951: 80.

Cerion mossi Clench, 1952:108.

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Geographic Distribution: Oriente Province, Cuba.

Type Locality: Cape Maisi, Guantánamo Province, Oriente, Cuba.

Type Material: Lectotype, ANSP 146965

Baker (1963:206) designated the lectotype [ANSP 146965] based on a published photograph (fig. 8) and labeled it as ANSP 146964 a.  Now ANSP 146964 (see Boyko & Rosenberg, 1999:46).  ANSP 400358 contains 1 paralectotype.


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

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