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Species / Persististrombus Deperditus

Stromboidea


Original Description of Strombus deperditus by Sowerby, 1840:

  • "Turbinate, tuberculated, and transversely striated; tubercles united by a slight carina gradually increasing in size; lip thickened, produced above into a short pointed lobe. Height 2 1/4 inches, diameter 1 inch 4 lines including the wing."

Locus typicus: Soomrow NE of Jakhau (Juckow), Kutch district (Kachchh), Gujarat State, Western India

Stratum typicum: Lower Miocene

Comment Sowerby, 1840:

  • "Much like Strombus Gallus, Linn., and S. bituberculatus, Lam., but the tubercles are of an equal size on the last whorl and not much larger than on the spire. The aperture is not much dilated, so that the wing is rather small. It appears to be a very common shell in the Runn, but perhaps there are several species, as many of the specimens are so firmly attached to the stone, and so much concealed, that the distinguishing marks cannot be traced."

History and Synonymy

1854

Strombus deperditus in Haime & d'Archiac, 1854, pl. XXX, fig. 19

2009

Harzhauser placed Strombus deperditus into Persististrombus as Persististrombus depertitus which is considered as a lapsus calami


Strombus deperditus (Sowerby, 1840); Gaj Beds, lower Miocene; Soomrow NE of Jakhau (Juckow), Kutch district (Kachchh), Gujarat State, Western India; Coll. BM(NH) no. G.50792; Copyright BM(NH)

Strombus deperditus (Sowerby, 1840); Gaj Beds, lower Miocene; Soomrow NE of Jakhau (Juckow), Kutch district (Kachchh), Gujarat State, Western India; Coll. BM(NH) no. G.10051; Copyright BM(NH)

Strombus deperditus (Sowerby, 1840); Gaj Beds, lower Miocene; Sindh Province, Pakistan (formerly Sind, India); Coll. BM(NH) no. G.9855; Copyright BM(NH)

Persististrombus depertitus [sic] (Sowerby, 1840); Chasra Formation, (Burdigalian), lower Miocene; Kankawati River, Gujarat State, Western India; Coll. NHMW no. 2008z0257/0013


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