1887

oa Annals of the Natal Museum - The land snail genus Afrodonta (Mollusca: Pulmonata: Endodontidae)

Volume 20, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0304-0798

 

Abstract

Study of 567 adult and juvenile specimens resulted in the recognition of two new taxa, Afrodonta connollyi new species and Afrodonta bilamellaris londonensis new subspecies. The hypothesis is presented that Afrodonta is a polyphyletic structural grade derived from several stocks of Trachycystis, s. l. rather than being a monophyletic assemblage. New diagnoses and discussions of variation are presented for all 14 specific level taxa.

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2019-10-14

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