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Strophia nana Maynard, 1889

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Strophia nana Maynard, 1889a: 27-29, pl. 2, figs. 11A, 11B, 11C, 11D.; Harasewych et al., 2007:380-381, fig. 11.

Cerion nanus Hounsome & Askew, 1980:91-96; Shipman, 2011:454-457.

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Geographic Distribution: Little Cayman, Cayman Islands.

Type Locality: West end of Little Cayman, Cayman Islands

West end of Little Cayman, Cayman Islands, near intersection of two paths.  Maynard (1889a: 28) noted "the Dwarf Strophias [Strophia nana] occur in a space which is only five or six yards wide by twenty long….. I consider that this species has the most restricted range of any animal with which I am aquainted."

Type Material: Lectotype MCZ 246737

Clench (1964:373, pl. 63, fig. 14) designated and figured as lectotype MCZ 246737. The other syntype became a paralectotype. The remaining 1,998 specimens have no status as types (Harasewych et al., 2007:380).

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