oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Notes on some benthic Mollusca from Natal and Mocambique, with descriptions of new species and subspecies of Calliostoma, Solariella, Latiaxis, Babylonia, Fusinus, Baythytoma and Conus

Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



New species: Calliostoma (Kombologion) scotti, Solariella (Microgaza) meyeri (Trochidae); Latiaxis scobina (Magilidae); Babylonia pulchrelineata (Buccinidae); Fusinus cratis (Fasciolariidae); Bathytoma (Para­bathytoma) visagei (Turridae). New subspecies: Conus orbignyi aratus (Conidae). Status revised: Latiaxis kylix Barnard, 1959, is a subspecies of L mawae (Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834) (Magili­dae); Latirus mosselensis Tomlin, 1932, is a valid species (Fasciolariidae). New combination: Fusus subcontractus Sowerby, 1902, is a Columbarium (Columbariidae). New records for Natal/Moçambique: Tugurium giganteum (Schepman, 1909) (Xenophoridae); Tanea hilaris (Sowerby, 1914) (Naticidae); Eudolium pyriforme (Sowerby, 1914) (Tonnidae); Fusitriton murrayi (E. A. Smith, 1891) (Cymatiidae); Crassispira aesopus (Schepman, 1913), Marshallena philippinarum (Watson, 1882) (Turridae); Amygdalum politum (Verrill & Smith, 1880) (Mytilidae); Poromya gloriosa Prashad, 1932 (Poromyidae). Radulae figured: Calliostoma scotti, Solariella meyeri, Tugurium giganteum, Eudolium pyriforme, Bathytoma visagei, Conus orbignyi aratus.

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