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Macrostrombus Tomeui

Stromboidea


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

  • "Shell of average size for genus, broadly oval in shape, with low conical spire; body whorl sculptured with 10 wide, low spiral cords; shoulder angled, ornamented with 6-8 low, undulating knobs; subsutural area sloping, ornamented with 6 thin but very prominent spiral cords; spire whorls ornamented with 6 thin, prominent cords and 10 small, rounded knobs along the suture; aperture wide, flaring; outer lip with rounded edge; stromboid notch almost nonexistent."

Locus typicus: Palm Beach Aggregates, Loxahatchee, Palm Beach County, Florida

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

Holotype: : Length 146 mm, width 106 mm

Macrostrombus tomeui Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pleistocene; Palm Beach Aggregates, Loxahatchee; Palm Beach County, Florida, USA; 129 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Macrostrombus tomeui Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 155 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Macrostrombus tomeui Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 109 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Macrostrombus tomeui Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 111 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Macrostrombus tomeui Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 146 mm; Coll. Ulrich Wieneke

Macrostrombus tomeui Petuch & Drolshagen, 2011; Pleistocene; Florida, USA; 142 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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