oa Annals of the Natal Museum - The genus Oliva (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Olividae) in southern Africa and Mozambique

Volume 24, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



Ten species of Oliva occur in Mozambique: O. bulbosa (Röding, 1798), O. tremulina Lamarck, 1811, O. tigrina Lamarck, 1811, O. caroliniana Duclos, 1835, and, recorded for the first time, O. sidelia Duclos, 1835, O. paxillus Reeve, 1850, O. caerulea (Röding, 1798), O. panniculata Duclos, 1835, and O. annulata (Gmelin, 1791). O. sairousa sp. n. is descriptionbed from the Imhambane area. The ranges of five species extend into Natal, three of these being new records for South Africa.

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