Paleontological Journal

, Volume 52, Issue 12, pp 1371–1373 | Cite as

A New Species of Paraseraphs (Gastropoda, Seraphsidae) from the Priabonian White Limestone Formation of Jamaica

  • S. J. MaxwellEmail author
  • B. C. CongdonEmail author
  • T. L. RymerEmail author


The Paraseraphs Jung 1974 is an extinct group of gastropods that existed during the Late Paleocene and Eocene of Europe and the Caribbean. P. cantamessae sp. nov. is described; it differs structurally from its sympatric sister taxon and spatiotemporally from other members of the clade.


Paraseraphs Terebellum Seraphs sympatry Eocene 



We are thankful to Mark Florence from the United States National Museum, Paleontology Department for his assistance in the preparation of the manuscript and designation of type material.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Science and Engineering, James Cook UniversityQueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Sciences, James Cook UniversityQueenslandAustralia

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