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Species / Lobatus Scotti

Lobatus Scotti

Stromboidea


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

  • "Shell large for subgenus, with extremely elevated, protracted spire; spire whorls straight-sided, elongately conical; body whorl heaviliy sculptured with 20-24 large, wide, flattened, evenly-spaced cords; cords on subsutural area of shoulder crossed by numerous low, closely-packed axial riblets, producing nodulose effect; spire whorls with 8 strong, evenly-spaced spiral cords; area posterior of suture marked by row of evenly-spaced, low, rounded knobs; shoulder of body whorl angled, with row of large, low, rounded knobs; 6-8 low axial plicae present on dorsum; sromboid notch wide, very shallow."

Types: Florida Museum of Natural History, holotype no. 66204 and paratype no. 66205

Locus typicus: Griffin Brothers Pit 01, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA; Coll. FMNH no. PB012

Stratum typicum: "Holey Land Fauna (uppermost bed)", Caloosahatchee/Bermont Formations, Pleistocene

Strombus (Macrostrombus) scotti Petuch, 1994; Holotype; Florida Museum of Natural History UF Catalog Number: 66204


Specimens from institutional collections

Macrostrombus scotti Petuch, 1994; Okeechobee Formation, Pleistocene; Griffin Brothers quarry, 10 km east of Miami Canal, along Broward-Palm Beach County line, Florida, USA; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 24259

Lobatus scotti (Petuch, 1994); Okeechobee Formation, Pleistocene; Griffin Brothers quarry, 10 km east of Miami Canal, along Broward-Palm Beach County line, Florida, USA; 1995; Coll. Stichting Schepsel Schelp no. SSS 24258


Specimens from private collections

Lobatus scotti (Petuch, 1994); Pliocene/Pleistocene; South Bay, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA; 192 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Lobatus scotti (Petuch, 1994); upper Pliocene/lower Pleistocene; Okeechobee, Okeechobee County, Florida, USA; 195 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Lobatus scotti (Petuch, 1994); Pliocene; Palm Beach County, Florida, USA; 135 mm; Coll. Rupert Hochleitner

Lobatus scotti (Petuch, 1994); Pliocene/Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 150 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Lobatus cf. scotti (Petuch, 1994); Pliocene/Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 149 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke


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