oa Annals of the Natal Museum - The protobranch genera Jupiteria, Ledella, Yoldiella and Neilo in South Africa, with the description of a new genus (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Nuculanoidea)

Volume 35, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



Families treated: Nuculanidae (s.l.), Neilonellidae. New genus: Scissileda, type species Leda parceplicata Barnard, 1964. New generic records for South Africa: Jupiteria Bellardi, 1875; Yoldiella Verrill & Bush, 1897; Neilo A. Adams, 1854. New species record for South Africa: Scissileda semisculpta (Thiele, 1932). New species: Jupiteria isikela, Yoldiella lingulifer, Y. elinguor, Scissileda iris, S. crassicardo. Types figured: Syntypes of Leda (Ledella) spreta Thiele, 1932 and Leda parceplicata Barnard, 1964; paralectotype of Nuculana compta Sowerby, 1904. New combinations: Leda parceplicata Barnard, 1964 and Yoldia semisculpta (Thiele, 1932) to Scissileda; Nuculana compta Sowerby, 1904 to Neilo A. Adams, 1854.

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