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Macrostrombus Sargenti

Stromboidea


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

  • "Shell large for genus, with relatively low, broad, pyramidal spire; shoulder sharply angled, ornamented with 6-8 large rounded knobs; subsutural area sloping; body whorl broad, inflated, ornamented with 16 large, wide, flattened, prominent spiral cords; cords on sloping subsutural area thinner and rounded; spire whorls ornamented with 8 very thin prominent spiral cords; edge of spire whorl sutures with 12 small, low rounded knobs per whorl; aperture broad and flaring; lip expanded, flaring posteriorward; stromboid notch shallow, almost obsolete."

Locus typicus: North New River Canal excavation at County Road 827 and US Highway 27, 5 miles south of South Bay, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA

Stratum typicum: Upper beds of the Belle Glade Member of the Bermont Formation of southern Florida (Yarmouthian Pleistocene)

Holotype: Length 231 mm, width 142 mm

Macrostrombus sargenti Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pliocene/Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 214 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Macrostrombus cf. sargenti Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pliocene/Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 198 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Macrostrombus cf. sargenti Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pliocene/Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 173 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Macrostrombus cf. sargenti Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pliocene/Pleistocene; Bergeron Star Pit, South Bay, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA; 191 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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