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Cerion turgidum Torre and Welch, 1934

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Geographic Distribution: Oriente Province, Cuba.

Type Locality: West of Ensenada de Mora, Oriente, Cuba

The west slope of the hill west of the Toro River about 1 kilometer from the beach or "Ojo del Toro," west of Ensenada de Mora, Oriente. The mollusks were very rare, for only 2 live specimens were found and not more than a dozen dead specimens. Those found alive were on trees. At Ojo del Toro Cerion ramsdeni was found on the east side of the river, while on the west side intermedi­ate forms between C. ramsdeni and C. ramsdeni turgidum were found. Collected by Pilsbry and Welch, August 8, 1928."

Type Material: Holotype, ANSP 148229

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