n African Zoology - A new species of Streptaxidae (Mollusca : Gastropoda : Pulmonata) from Gelegele Forest Reserve, Edo State, Nigeria : short communication - : short communication

Volume 39, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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A new species of Streptaxidae, <I>Ptychotrema gelegelei</I>, is described from the Gelegele Forest Reserve, Edo State, Nigeria. The usual palatal fold of the shell that characterizes the subgenus <I>Parennea</I>, is displaced to the basal region. The presence of a basal spiral fold and the corresponding furrow suggest that this may not be a typical <I>Parennea</I>.

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