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Strophiops rara Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1921

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Strophiops rara Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1921a:133, Plate 31, figs. 1, 2; Harasewych et al., 2007:494, fig. 194.

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Geographic Distribution: Berry Islands, Bahama Islands.

Type Locality: west side of Cabbage Key, [Berry Islands], Bahamas. [25° 34' N, 77° 43' W]

Type Material: Lectotype, MCZ 76023

There are 9 paralectotypes, including MCZ 76402 (1 specimen).


Fossil, embedded in rock. The length measurement provided, 2.25 inches is likely a typographical error.  The illustrated lectotype corresponds to a measurement of 1.25 inches.

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