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Conus (Ductoconus) cashi Hendricks sp. nov. (A-J) and Conus princeps Linnaeus, 1758 (K).

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posted on 01.04.2015 by Jonathan R. Hendricks

Fossil specimens are from locality stations TU 1422 (Cercado Fm.), TU 1215 (Gurabo Fm.), TU 1278 (Gurabo Fm.), and NMB 15848 (Gurabo Fm.); modern C. princeps is from the Perlas Islands, Panama. (A-F) PRI 66144, TU 1215, SL 22.5 mm; (G) PRI 67166, TU 1422, SL 23.8 mm; (H) PRI 66162, TU 1422, SL 26.2 mm; (I) NMB H18381, NMB 15848, SL 25.0 mm; (J) PRI 66116, TU 1278, SL 18.1 mm; (K) UF 169052–1, SL 52.2 mm. (F-H) are reversed images photographed under UV light. Scale bar to the left of (A) is 1 cm and pertains to (A-B, F-J); (C, E) scale bars are 2 mm; (D) scale bar is 5 mm; (K) scale bar is 1 cm.