Species / Rimella Fowleriana
Original Description of Rostellaria (Rimella) fowleriana by Maury, 1912, p. 89:
Locus typicus: "Bed No. 8", Soldado Rock, Gulf of Paria, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Stratum typicum: "Lignitic Eocene."
Dimensions: "Length of incomplete shell 21, greatest width 10 mm."
"Remarks.-This is the first Rimella found in the Lower Eocene. None has before been discovered in either the Midway or Lignitic horizons of southeastern North America or northeastern South America."
Etymology: "The writer takes great pleasure in naming this shell in honor of Mr. William Fowler, of Guanoco, Venezuela, whose many kindnesses did so much to render pleasant her visit to Venezuela."
Rostellaria (Rimella) fowleriana Maury, 1912, pl. XII, fig. 11