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Lobatus Haitensis

Stromboidea


Original Description of Strombus haitensis by Sowerby, 1850:

  • "Testa suboblongo-turbinata, transversim sulcata, spira pyramidali, acuminata, subundulata, varicosa, anfractibus novem, ultimo ad dorsum tuberculato, tuberculorum seriebus duabus, altera postica, tuberculis subdepresso-acuminatis; altera antica, tuberculis duobus vel tribus sistente; tuberculo parvo prope labium remoto; apertura elongata, labii externi crassi margine inflexo."

Locus typicus: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Strombus haitensis Sowerby, 1850, pl. IX, fig. 7

Strombus haitensis (Sowerby, 1850); Lectotype; Miocene; Yaque River, Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. BM(NH) no. G83937; Copyright BM(NH)

Strombus haitensis (Sowerby, 1850); Syntype; Miocene; Yaque River, Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. BM(NH) no. GG20051; Copyright BM(NH)


History and Synonymy

1848

Strombus haytensis [ex MS Sowerby]

2008

B. M. Landau et al. 2008 recombined Strombus haitensis as Lobatus haitensis


Specimens from institutional collections

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); 89 mm; Coll. NMB loc. no. 16865; Photo Virgilio Liverani

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Canada de Zamba, Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); 60 mm; Ex-coll. Jung & Geister, 1979; Coll. NMB loc. no. 16818; Photo Virgilio Liverani

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. NMB loc. no. 16828; Photo Virgilio Liverani

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. NMB; Photo Virgilio Liverani

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. NMB; Photo Virgilio Liverani

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. NMB; Photo Virgilio Liverani

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Gurabo Formation, Pliocene; Rio Gurabo 2, Cibao Valley, Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS27223

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Gurabo Formation, Pliocene; Rio Gurabo 3, Cibao Valley, Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS27225

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Gurabo Formation, Pliocene; Rio Mao 1, Cibao Valley, Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS27224


Specimens from private collections

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Gurabo Formation, Miocene; Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. Gijs Kronenberg no. 6343

Lobatus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Gurabo Formation, Miocene; Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); Coll. Gijs Kronenberg no. 6343

Strombus haitensis (Sowerby, 1849); Bluff 2, Gurabo Formation, late Miocene/early Pliocene; Rio Gurabo, Cibao Valley, Hispaniola Island, Dominican Republic (San Domingo); 67 mm; Coll. Adam Anderson


References

  • W.H. Dall, 1885. List of marine mollusca comprising the Quaternary fossils and Recent forms from American localities between Cape Hatteras and Cape Roque including the Bermudas. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 24, pp. 1-336
  • James Robert Freiheit & Dana H. Geary, 2009. Neogene Paleontology of the Northern Dominican Republic. 23. Strombid Gastropods (Genera Strombus and Lobatus; Mollusca: Gastropoda: Strombidae) of the Cibao Valley. Bulletins of American Paleontology No. 376, pp. 1-54, pls. 1-9
  • B. M. Landau, G. C. Kronenberg, and G. S. Herbert. 2008. A large species of Lobatus (Gastropoda: Strombidae) from the Neogene of the Dominican Republic, with notes on the genus. The Veliger 50(1):31-38
  • J. Carrick Moore, 1850. On some Tertiary Beds in the Island of San Domingo: from Notes by J. S. Heniker, Esq., with Remarks on the Fossils. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society; 1850; v. 6; issue.1-2; p. 39-44
  • R. Moscatelli, 1987

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