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Chaetopleura staphylophera (Polyplacophora: Chaetopleuridae), a new species from the southeastern United States and Bahamas
Lyons, W.G. (1985). Chaetopleura staphylophera (Polyplacophora: Chaetopleuridae), a new species from the southeastern United States and Bahamas. The Nautilus 99(2-3): 35-44
In: The Nautilus. Bailey Matthews Shell Museum: Silver Spring, MD etc.,. ISSN 0028-1344, more
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Keywords
    Animal morphology; New species; Synonymy; Taxonomy; Calloplax Thiele, 1909 [WoRMS]; Chaetopleura staphylophera Lyons, 1985 [WoRMS]; Chaetopleuridae Plate, 1899 [WoRMS]; Polyplacophora [WoRMS]; Marine

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  • Lyons, W.G.

Abstract
    Chaetopleura staphylophera n.sp., from off North Carlina, the Bahamas, and both Florida coasts, differs from other western Atlantic Chaetopleura by possession of considerably larger, nonaligned pustules on end valves and lateral areas of intermediate valves, and from the west American C. gemma in that pustules of that species are aligned in radial rows. Relegation of Calloplax Thiele, 1909, to synonymy with Chaetopleura Shuttleworth, 1853, is recommended.

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