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Mexistrophia inexpectata Thompson, 2011

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Synonymy

Mexistrophia inexpectata Thompson, 2011:186-188.

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Type Locality: El Refugio, Nuevo Léon, Mexico [23° 55.26' N, 99° 43.14' W]

A west-facing hillside on a limestone exposure, 0.5 km north of El Refugio, Nuevo Léon, Mexico (23.921°N, 99.719°W), 2360 m alt. The type locality is in a grassy open "piñon" (pine) forest with scattered agave and small oaks. Snails were collected from among and under flags of limestone.

Type Material

Type Material: Holotype UF 226407; collected 24 July, 1994 by Fred G. Thompson, Elizabeth Mihalcik, Crady Taylor, and Val J. Roessling; Paratypes UF 435014 (85) , CN MO 3371 (10); same data as the holotype;  UF 267253 (33); collected [January, 1996 by Val J. Roessling; all from type locality.

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