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Conus (Spuriconus) spurius Gmelin, 1791 (A-F, K) and Conus (Spuriconus) humerosus Pilsbry, 1921 (G-J).

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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.), and TU 1354 (Gurabo Fm.); modern C. spurius are from Saint Croix Island, United States Virgin Islands (E-F) and offshore of Columbia, near the Venezuelan border (K). (A) PRI 66178, TU 1354, SL 40.6 mm; (B) PRI 67542, TU 1354, SL 40.2 mm; (C) PRI 67543, TU 1354, SL 32.4 mm; (D) PRI 67544, TU 1354, SL 47.1 mm; (E-F) ANSP 313169, SL 63.3 mm (estimated from digital image); (G) PRI 66140, TU 1215, SL 65.3 mm; (H) PRI 67550, TU 1215, SL 46.9 mm; (I) PRI 66154, TU 1422, SL 59.1 mm; (J) PRI 66177, TU 1354, SL 47.9 mm; (K) ANSP 398448, SL 51.5 mm (estimated from digital image). Scale bar is 1 cm and pertains to all images.

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