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Macrostrombus Bartoni

Stromboidea


Original description of Macrostrombus bartoni by Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011:

  • "Shell large for genus, inflated, broad; spire narrow, elevated, with slightly concave sides, rising to sharply-pointed tip; body whorl sculptured with 12-15 prominent, wide, low spiral cords; shoulder angled, with 10 low, rounded knobs; subsutural area sloping, ornamented with 6 thin spiral cords; spire whorls slightly concave in center, ornamented with 6 very fine spiral cords; suture of spire whorls with 10 rounded knobs per whorl; edge of lip only slightly rounded; stromboid notch slightly developed."

Locus typicus: From the upper beds in Palm Beach Aggregates, Loxahatchee, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA

Stratum typicum: Upper beds of the Holey Land Member of the Bermont Formation of southern Florida (early Aftonian Pleistocene)

Holotype: Length 154 mm, width 101 mm


Specimens from private collections

Macrostrombus cf. bartoni Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pliocene/Pleistocene; southern Florida, USA; 135 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Macrostrombus cf. bartoni Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pliocene/Pleistocene; southern Florida, USA; 130 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke


References:

  • Petuch E.J. & Drolshagen M. (2011) - Compendium of Florida Fossil Shells Vol. 1. (Middle Miocene to Late Pleistocene Marine Gastropods of the Everglades and Adjacent Areas: Families Strombidae, Cypraeidae, Ovulidae, Eocypraeidae, Triviidae, Conidae, and Conilithidae)

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