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Lobatus Mulepenensis

Stromboidea


Original Description of Strombus (Macrostrombus) mulepenensis by Petuch, 1994, p. 260:

  • "Shell of average size for subgenus, broad, dorso-ventrally flattened; spire moderately elevated, slender and concave in profile; shoulder angled, marked by wide, broad rib; body whorl sculptured with 20-24 low, wide flattened ribs; rib development variable, ranging from obscure (as in holotype) to heavy, resembling S. mayacensis; spire whorls with 8-10 thin spiral cords; smaller secondary cords sometimes present between primary cords; spire whorls with numerous small, rounded knobs; stromboid notch wide and very shallow."

Locus typicus: Mule Pen quarry, East Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA

Stratum typicum: Pinecrest Beds Fauna (uppermost beds)

Strombus (Macrostrombus) mulepenensis (Petuch, 1994); Holotype; Florida Museum of Natural History, UF Catalog Number: 66209


History and Synonymy

1994

Petuch, 1994,

  • p. 80, pl. 19: "I. Strombus (Macrostrombus) mulepenensis n.sp. Length 170 mm. PB - holotype from Mule Pen Quarry, East Naples, Collier Co."
  • p. 260: "Strombus (Macrostrombus) mulepenensis new species (Plate 19, Figure H [error, must be I])"

Lobatus mulepenensis (Petuch, 1994); Tamiami Formation, Pliocene; Naples Quarry, Collier County, Florida, USA; 1995; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 24288

Macrostrombus mulepenensis Petuch, 1994; Golden Gate member, Tamiami Formation, Pliocene; Mule Pen Quarry, East Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA; Coll. Rupert Hochleitner

Lobatus mulepenensis (Petuch, 1994); Tamiami Formation, Pliocene; Quality Aggregates, Sarasota County, Florida, USA; 1995; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 24256

Lobatus mulepenensis (Petuch, 1994); Tamiami Formation, Pliocene; Apac Quarry, Sarasota County, Florida, USA; 2000; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 40132

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