oa Annals of the Natal Museum - A new species of Pecten Müller, 1776, from South Africa, with a note on 'Pecten sulcicostatus var. casa' van Bruggen, 1961 (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Pectinidae)

Volume 36, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



Pecten afribenedictus, a Recent, endemic species from south-eastern Africa, is descriptionbed as new. 'Pecten sulcicostatus var. casa' van Bruggen, 1961, is shown to be wrongly localised, and to be indistinguishable from Pecten novaezelandiae Reeve, 1852, from New Zealand.

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