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Lobatus Diegelae

Stromboidea


Original Description of Strombus (Eustrombus) diegelae by Petuch, 1991, p. 15:

  • "Shell small for subgenus, broad across shoulder, with inflated body whorl; spire very elevated, protracted, almost equal to length of body whorl; should[er] angled; spire whorls and body whorl with 10 to 12 large pointed knobs; body whorl ornamented with 24 to 30 large evenly spaced cords; finer secondary cords present between some primary cords; dorsum of body whorl with 6 to 8 axial ribs anterior to shoulder knobs; subsutured area and spire whorls ornamented with numerous fine, threadlike cords; siphonal canal short, twisted dorsally; lip greatly expanded (on adults), winglike, projekting posteriorly; stromboid notch very shallow, poorly developed."

Locus typicus: Capeletti Brothers quarry no. 11, N.W. 47th Street, west of Florida Turnpike, metropolitan Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA

Stratum typicum: 20 m depth in Capeletti quarry no. 11, Holey Land Member, Bermont Formation, middle Pleistocene

Strombus diegelae Petuch, 1991; Holotype; Coll. Carnegie Museum of Natural History no. CM 35702; Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Strombus diegelae Petuch, 1991; Paratype; Coll. Carnegie Museum of Natural History no. CM 35703; Carnegie Museum of Natural History


Specimens from institutional collections

Lobatus diegelae (Petuch, 1991); Okeechobee Group, Pleistocene; Griffin Brothers quarry, 10 km east of Miami Canal, along Broward-Palm Beach County line, Florida, USA; 1993; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 22276

Strombus diegelae Petuch, 1991; Bermont Formation, Middle Pleistocene; Capeletti Brothers Pit, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA; 1992; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 20200

Lobatus diegelae (Petuch, 1991); Okeechobee Group, Pleistocene; CSR Rinker, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA; 2000; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 39052

Lobatus diegelae (Petuch, 1991); Okeechobee Group, Pleistocene; CSR Rinker, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA; 2000; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 39052

Lobatus diegelae (Petuch, 1991); Okeechobee Group, Pleistocene; CSR Rinker, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA; 2000; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 39052

Lobatus diegelae (Petuch, 1991); Okeechobee Group, Pleistocene; CSR Rinker, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA; 2000; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 39052


Specimens from private collections

Macrostrombus diegelae (Petuch, 1991); Pleistocene; Holeyland, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA; 103 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Lobatus diegelae (Petuch, 1991); Pleistocene; LaBelle, Hendry County, Florida, USA; 90 mm; Coll. Hochleitner

Lobatus diegelae (Petuch, 1991); Bermont Formation, Middle Pleistocene; Capeletti Brothers Pit, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA; 93 mm; Coll. Martin Duckstein

Macrostrombus diegelae (Petuch, 1991); Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 115 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Lobatus aff. diegelae (Petuch, 1991); Bermont Formation, middle Pleistocene; Palm Beach County, Florida, USA; 127 mm; Coll. Aart Dekkers no. STR9022


References

  • Petuch, E. J. 1991. New gastropods from the Plio-Pleistocene of southwestern Florida and the Everglades Basin. W. H. Dall Paleontological Research Center, Special Publication 1: 63 pp., [1]+5+[2] text-figs., 10 pls.
  • Petuch E.J. & Drolshagen M. (2011) Compendium of Florida fossil shells, volume 1. Wellington, Florida: MdM Publishing. 412 pp.

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