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Cerion torrei Pilsbry and Vannata, 1899

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Cerion torrei Pilsbry & Vanatta, 1899:476, figs. 1,2.

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Geographic Distribution: Cuba.

Type Locality: Port of Vita, Cuba

Type Material

ANSP 73484.  Baker (1963:207) subsequently designated as the lectotype the specimen illustrated (fig. 1) by and segregated under catalog number ANSP 73484a. 

Lectotype measurements: Length 24.4 mm; diameter (excluding lip) 13.3 mm; aperture height (including lip) 11.2 mm, aperture width (including lip and peristome) 9.5 mm.


Although commonly cited as 1898, this paper was "mailed" on January 13, 1899 [date printed inside of bound proceedings for 1898].

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