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Lobatus Mayacensis

Stromboidea


Original Description of Strombus mayacensis by Tucker & Wilson, 1933, p. 70:

  • "Outline and sculpture as indicated by figures. Sutures markedly appressed in young specimens (pl. 1, fig. 7). Spire higher than in S. leidyi and more slender. Outer lip more rounded and flattened at the shoulder than of S. inermis Swainson (see pl. 3, fig. 2) and it extends higher up the spire. This species usually does not have the nodes extending entirely across the outer lip."

Locus typicus: Port Mayaca, Martin County, Florida, USA

Stratum typicum: Pliocene

Dimensions of holotype: Height 167.5, diameter 116 mm.

Strombus mayacensis Tucker & Wilson, 1933, pl. 3, fig. 3, 5


Specimens from institutional collections

Lobatus mayacensis (Tucker & Wilson, 1933); Okeechobee Formation, Pleistocene; South Bay, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 29089

Lobatus mayacensis (Tucker & Wilson, 1933); Okeechobee Formation, Pleistocene; South Bay, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA; 1996; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS29089

Lobatus mayacensis (Tucker & Wilson, 1933); Okeechobee Formation, Pleistocene; River Canal, south Florida, USA; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 24285

Lobatus mayacensis (Tucker & Wilson, 1933); Okeechobee Formation, Pleistocene; River Canal, south Florida, USA; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 24285

Lobatus mayacensis (Tucker & Wilson, 1933); Okeechobee Formation, Pleistocene; Ranch Okeechobee, Florida, USA; 2000; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS28934

Lobatus cf. mayacensis (Tucker & Wilson, 1933); Tamiami Formation, Pliocene; Quality Aggregates, Sarasota County, Florida, USA; 1996; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS28935


Specimens from private collections

Lobatus mayacensis (Tucker & Wilson, 1933); Pliocene/Pleistocene; Mule Pen, Florida, USA; 151 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke


References

  • Tucker, H.I. & Wilson, D. 1933. A second contribution to the Neogene Paleontology of South Florida; Bulletins of American Paleontology vol. XVIII, pp. 63-82, pl. 10-13.

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