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Strophiops stroutii Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1920

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Strophiops stroutii Maynard, 1919a:15 (nomen nudum); Maynard, 1919b:35 (nomen nudum); Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1920d:120, Plate 21, figs. 1, 2; Maynard, 1926:198-203; Harasewych et al., 2007:469-470, fig. 151.

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Geographic Distribution: Exuma Group of Islands, Bahama Islands.

Type Locality: Strout [Stroud] Key, [Exuma Group, Bahamas].

Maynard (1920d:120) and Clench (1957:164) listed this taxon as occurring on Little Strout [Stroud],  Strout [Stroud], East and West Hawksbill and Cistern Keys [Exuma Group, Bahamas].  The lectotype is from Strout [Stroud] Key.

Type Material: Lectotype, MCZ 76130

The remaining 1,951 syntypes, including  MCZ 76131, MCZ 76132, MCZ 118195, USNM 420000 (200 specimens) and USNM 420122 (200 specimens), are paralectotypes.


Maynard (1919a:15; 1919b:35) twice used this binomen as a nomen nudum. Maynard (1926:198-203) provided additional data based on dissections and noted that this was one of a very few taxa that occured on more than a single key.

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