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Conus lyelli Hendricks sp. nov. (A-L) and Conus xenicus Pilsbry and Johnson, 1917 (M-N).

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posted on 2015-04-01, 04:20 authored by Jonathan R. Hendricks

Specimens of C. lyelli are from locality stations TU 1422 (Cercado Fm.), TU 1278 (Gurabo Fm.), and TU 1354 (Gurabo Fm.); the specimen label associated with the holotype of C. xenicus (M-N) reports the locality as “S. Domingo.” (A-C) PRI 66156 (holotype), TU 1422, SL 23.7 mm; (D-F) PRI 67165 (paratype), TU 1354, SL 21.2 mm; (G-I) PRI 66189 (paratype), TU 1422, SL 20.3 mm; (J) PRI 66184 (paratype), TU 1354, SL 22.3 mm; (K-L) PRI 66115 (paratype), TU 1278, SL 29.4 mm (estimated from digital image); (M-N) ANSP 2575 (holotype), SL 28.3 mm (estimated from digital image). (C-D, J) are reversed images of specimens photographed under UV light. (I) is a focal stacked image constructed from 9 separate images using Helicon Focus software ( Scale bar to the left of (A) is 1 cm and pertains to (A-D, G, J-N); (E, H) scale bars are 5 mm; (F) scale bar is 2 mm; (I) scale bar is 1 mm.